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Observations on the constitution and present state of Britain

Thomas Somerville

Observations on the constitution and present state of Britain

by Thomas Somerville

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Published by Printed for William Creech ... and T. Cadell ... London in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

NUC pre-1956 NS 0720089

Statementby Thomas Somerville ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsAC901 .H3 vol. 84, no. 3
The Physical Object
Pagination77 p. ;
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2506824M
LC Control Number87880184

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