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Reverend Thomas Bray, D. D., 1656-1730 ... a selection from his papers together with a group of American manuscripts. by H.P. Kraus (Firm)

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Published by H. P. Kraus in New York .
Written in English


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SeriesCatalogue - H. P. Kraus ;, 152
LC ClassificationsZ999 .K88 no. 152, Z6616.B818 .K88 no. 152, BX5199.B746 .K88 no. 152
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Pagination87 p. :
Number of Pages87
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Open LibraryOL4765981M
LC Control Number78113440

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  man, the Reverend Doctor Thomas Bray. Bray was born at Marton in Shropshire in ; after studying divinity at Oxford, he entered holy orders. He early attracted attention by his indefatigable zeal and great industry, and his interest in various reform movements. His energies led to his selection as a proper person to THE REVEREND THOMAS BRAY D.D., , FOUNDER OF THE AMERICAN PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM A SELECTION FROM HIS PAPERS. New York: H.P. Kraus, n.d. 4to. boards, paper cover label. 88 pages and illustrations. Also founded the Society for the Propagation of the ://?category_id=   Thomas Bray () was an Anglican clergyman who, through the auspices of the Society for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge, established libraries throughout England and Wales. During a brief span as commissary to Maryland, he established parish libraries on the "Thomas BRAY was born about or in England. Thomas Bray of England was almost certainly born in the western part of the country which was "full of Brays" at the time. The genealogist William Bray believes it is most likely that Thomas came from Plymouth, Devon, ://