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Published by printed by S. Margrie in Bridport .
Written in English

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Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1997 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 9308, no.04).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 9308, no. 04.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18370875M

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