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A letter to an English Member of Parliament, from a gentleman in Scotland

John Willison

A letter to an English Member of Parliament, from a gentleman in Scotland

concerning the slavish dependencies, which a great part of that nation is still kept under, by superiorities, wards, reliefs, and other remains of the feudal law, and by clanships and tithes.

by John Willison

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Published by printed by J. M"Euen and Company, and are to be sold at his shop in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2508, no. 55.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination39,[1]p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17054472M

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