letter from the Countess of Nithsdale, &c.
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Published by Printed by J. Rider in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nithsdale, William Maxwell, -- Earl of.

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Edition Notes

A letter on the Earl of Nithsdale"s escape from the Tower of London, 1716.

Statementwith remarks by Sheffield Grace.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13897347M

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