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MR. PLATT, M.P., ON THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND.
 
On Saturday night, MR. PLATT, one of the members for Oldham, addressed a meeting in connection with the Working Men's Liberal Association.
 
In the course of his speech, he said that although a churchman hims...

 

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