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Freedom of religion

Freedom of religion

selected passages from Colonial Acts and Charters, the Virginia Statute and the Constitution of the United States

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Published by American Non-Sectarian Friendship Service in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

  • Constitutional history -- United States.,
  • Freedom of religion -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Published on the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of the adoption of the Bill of Rights.

    Statementcompiled and edited by Ezra Gotthelf ; with a foreword by Julian C. McPheeters.
    ContributionsGotthelf, Ezra Gerson, 1907-, McPheeters, Julian C., 1889-, American Non-Sectarian Friendship Service.
    LC ClassificationsBR516 .F723 1941
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p. ;
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19216629M

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