Equality of rich and poor a sermon, preached in the prison of Philadephia, on Thursday, December 12th, 1793. Being the day appointed for humiliation and thanksgiving, on the ceasing of the late epidemical fever.

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Published by Printed by Thomas Dobson, no. 41, South Second Street. in Philadelphia .

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  • Equality,
  • Social classes,
  • Yellow fever -- Philadelphia, 1793

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StatementBy Thomas Dunn, lately from England.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 25424.
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Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL17736568M

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