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American independence and the French revolution (1760-1801) by Samuel Edward Winbolt

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Published by G. Bell in London .
Written in English


  • Great Britain -- History -- George III, 1760-1820 -- Sources.,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources.

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by S. E. Winbolt
SeriesBell"s English history source books -- [no. 13], Bell"s English history source books -- no. 13.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 120 p. ;
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24181321M

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