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An essay on British liberty

James Elphinston

An essay on British liberty

addressed to both Houses of Parliament.

by James Elphinston

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Published by printed for J. Bew; J. Sewell; P. Elmsley; and J. Ridley in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 616, no. 20.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],200p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16893005M

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