Newfoundland and Its Missionaries: In Two Parts. To which is Added a Chronological Table of All the Important Events that Have Occurred on the Island

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Dakin & Metcalf, 1866 - Methodism in Newfoundland and Labrador - 432 pages
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OCLC Number: 7220609
Related Subjects:(8)
Newfoundland and Labrador -- Description and travel.
Newfoundland and Labrador -- History.
Wesleyan Methodist Church -- Newfoundland and Labrador.
Wesleyan Methodist Church -- Missions.
Missions -- Newfoundland and Labrador.
Methodist Episcopal Church in Canada (1833-1883) -- Terre- Neuve -- Missions.
Missionnaires -- Terre-Neuve.
Terre-Neuve -- Histoire religieuse.
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