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Concern about the influx of Episcopal bishops

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.05311 Author/Creator: Place Written: New York, New York Type: Document Date: circa 1585-1763 Pagination: 2p. 37.8 x 24.3 Order a Copy

The document warns of the threat to religious liberty presented by the influx of Episcopalian bishops in America.

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