Methodism in America
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Methodism in America with the personal narrative of the author, during a tour through a part of the United States and Canada by Dixon, James

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Published by Printed for the author [and] sold by J. Mason and J. Peart in London .
Written in English


  • Methodist Church -- Clergy,
  • Methodism,
  • United States -- Description and travel,
  • Canada -- Description and travel

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Edition Notes

Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library Division, Provincial Archives of British Columbia. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1981.

Statementby James Dixon.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 16529
The Physical Object
Pagination6 microfiches (270 fr.)
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19345463M
ISBN 100665165293

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