John Lewis Roth, the first white child born in the Moravian mission at Gnadenhutten.
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John Lewis Roth, the first white child born in the Moravian mission at Gnadenhutten. by Harlow Lindley

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Published in [Columbus, O .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Gnadenhutten (Ohio).

Subjects:

  • Roth, John Lewis, 1773-1841.,
  • Roth, John, 1726-1791.,
  • Moravian Indians -- Missions.,
  • Gnadenhutten (Ohio).

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBy Harlow Lindley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.M9 L5
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], 250-257 p.
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6322361M
LC Control Number35012873
OCLC/WorldCa33488045

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