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The proposed reform of the counties of Scotland impartially examined

Robert Cutlar Fergusson

The proposed reform of the counties of Scotland impartially examined

with observations on the conduct of the delegates. By Robert Fergusson junior, of Craigdarroch.

by Robert Cutlar Fergusson

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Published by printed for Elphingston Balfour and Peter Hill in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1297, no. 04.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],iv,31,[1]p.
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16894764M

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