"New Light on Old Ways": Gurneyites, Wilburites, and the Early Friends

  title={"New Light on Old Ways": Gurneyites, Wilburites, and the Early Friends},
  author={Thomas D. Hamm},
  journal={Quaker History},
  pages={53 - 67}
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