The liberty, property, and religion of the Whigs
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The liberty, property, and religion of the Whigs In a letter to a Whig. Occasion"d by some discourse upon the Reverend Dr. Sacheverell"s sermons on Palm-Sunday, and 29th of May, 1713. by Robertson, William M.A.

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Published by printed for John Morphew in London .
Written in English

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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 844, no. 40.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17021662M

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