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The history of Prime Ministers and favourites, in England

The history of Prime Ministers and favourites, in England

from the conquest down to the present time: with reflections on the fatal consequences of their misconduct; and political deductions ...

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Published by printed for G. Kearsly in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 4433, no. 08).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4433, no. 08.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],163,[1]p.
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16887713M


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