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Peter Harms, a Mennonite preacher in the Tilsit lowlands, then Lithuania, wrote a letter to the Amsterdam Committee of Foreign Needs on 28 January 1724, giving important information concerning the persecution of the Mennonites in this district by Frederick William I of Prussia, which led to their expulsion.

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Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam, 2 vols. Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten geschenke aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883-1884: v. II, 2, No. 715.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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Zijpp, Nanne van der. "Harms, Peter (18th century)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 26 Jun 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Harms,_Peter_(18th_century)&oldid=127596.

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Zijpp, Nanne van der. (1956). Harms, Peter (18th century). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 26 June 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Harms,_Peter_(18th_century)&oldid=127596.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 665. All rights reserved.


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