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The umpire

Jest and Earnest.

The umpire

being a serio-comi-critical dissection of three learned and important dissertations on the nature of Englishmen and Scots, lately exhibited to the public under the titles of old-England; the thistle, and the rose. By jest and earnest, two independent-electors.

by Jest and Earnest.

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Published by printed for H. Carpenter in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 4440, no. 06).

ContributionsEarnest, independent elector.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination56p.
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21069788M

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