An Elaborate History and Genealogy of the Ballous in America

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Adin Ballou
Press of E. L. Freeman & son, 1888 - 1323 pages
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Page 30 - Same and calling to mind the Mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my last will and Testament; that is to say principally and first of all...
Page 140 - Behold, the righteous shall be recompensed in the earth : much more the wicked and the sinner.
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