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Individual opinion and public opinion the baccalaureate sermon before the University of Wooster, June 21, 1874 by A. A. E. Taylor

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Published by Wayne County Democrat Job Office in Wooster, Ohio .
Written in English


  • Conduct of life.,
  • Public opinion.,
  • Baccalaureate addresses.

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Edition Notes

Statementby A.A.E. Taylor.
ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsYA 17861
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p. ;
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL597718M
LC Control Number96190439

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