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Interesting memoirs.

Interesting memoirs.

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Published by Printed by T. Allen, bookseller and stationer, no. 12, Queen-Street. in New-York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy a lady. ; In two volumes. Vol. I[-II]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 24442.
ContributionsKeir, Susanna Harvey, 1747-1802.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination127, [1], 136 p.
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14576248M

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