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Letters to the British nation

J. Edwards

Letters to the British nation

and to the inhabitants of every other country who may have heard of the late shameful outrages committed in this part of the Kingdom. Part II. Occasioned by the appearance of a pamphlet, intitled "A reply to the Rev. Dr. Priestley"s Appeal to the public, on the subject of the riots in Birmingham." ... Having in its title-page the signature of the Rev. E. Burn, M.A. By the Rev. J. Edwards.

by J. Edwards

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Published by printed by John Thompson; and sold by J. Johnson, London in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 521, no. 31.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination43,[1]p.
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16935866M

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