Considerations upon corrupt elections of members to serve in Parliament
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Considerations upon corrupt elections of members to serve in Parliament by Hammond, Anthony

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Published by printed in the year in London .
Written in English


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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 644, no. 23.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],24p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16963048M

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