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Poland, Evangelical Church Books, 1700-2005
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Record Type Evangelical Church Books
Collection years: 1700-2005
Languages: Polish, Russian, German
Title in the Language: Polska, Księgi Metrykalne Kościoła Ewangelickiego z roku 1700-2005
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