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Conversion of Peter H. Burnett to Roman Catholicism

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Conversion of Peter H. Burnett to Roman Catholicism


Mercado, Monica L.

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Peter Hardeman Burnett, politician and first governor of the state of California (1849-1851), converted to Roman Catholicism in Oregon during June, 1846.


Peter H. Burnett, The Path Which Led a Protestant Lawyer to the Catholic Church (New York: D. Appleton, 1860).

Peter H. Burnett, Reasons Why We Should Believe in God, Love God, and Obey God (New York: Catholic Publication Society Co, 1884).

"Peter Hardeman Burnett," in The Catholic Encyclopedia Vol. 3. (New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1908).


“Conversion of Peter H. Burnett to Roman Catholicism,” The American Converts Database, accessed December 13, 2018,

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