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Letters from General Washington

Letters from General Washington

to several of his friends in the year 1776.

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Published by Printed for J. Bew in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIn which are set forth a fairer and fuller view of American politics, than ever yet transpired, or the public could be made acquainted with through any other channel.
ContributionsWashington, George, 1732-1799, Randolph, John, 1727-1784, supposed author., Vardill, John, 1749-1811, supposed author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE312 .77 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination73 p.
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL180037M
LC Control Numbera 33000977
OCLC/WorldCa5455680

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