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history of the last hundred days of English freedom

by William Cobbett

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Published by The Labour publishing company, limited, and G. Allen and Unwin, limited in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Parliament -- Reform,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1800-1837

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William Cobbett; with an introduction, "Main events of Cobbett"s life", and a biographical index, by J. L. Hammond.
      SeriesLabour classics,, no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA520 .C6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p. l., 113, [1] p.
      Number of Pages113
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6640393M
      LC Control Number22000278
      OCLC/WorldCa3132967

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