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Consolations to British subjects, under the burdens of the present war

Old statesman but now a country gentleman.

Consolations to British subjects, under the burdens of the present war

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Published by printed by Thomas Pearson in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Statementby an old statesman, but now a country gentleman.
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