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The Sailors" life boat.

The Sailors" life boat.

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Published by Boston Society for the Religious and Moral Improvement of Seamen in [Boston] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sailors -- Religious life

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 38856
    ContributionsBoston Society for the Religious and Moral Improvement of Seamen
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination36 p
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15129177M


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