Twelve Pioneer Missionaries

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T. Nelson, 1900 - Missionaries - 304 pages
Short biographies of: Raymund Lulli, William Carey, Hannah Marshman, James Wilson, Peter Greig, John Vanderkemp, Alexander Duff ... [et al.]

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