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A general history of the British Empire in America

A general history of the British Empire in America

containing an historical, political, and commercial view of the English settlements ; including all the countries in North-America, and the West-Indies, ceded by the Peace of Paris

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Published by Printed for W. Richardson and L. Urquhart ... in London .
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Statementby Mr. Wynne [i.e. John Huddlestone Wynne].
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (3 fr.).
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Open LibraryOL22099933M
ISBN 100665498411


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