Quaker peace testimony restated by Richard K. Ullmann

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This address was given as opening to the Peace Committee session of London Yearly Meeting, May 24th, 1958.

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Statementby Richard K. Ullmann.
ContributionsSociety of Friends. Peace Committee.
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Pagination12p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19390328M

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