The importance of the colonies to Great Britain
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The importance of the colonies to Great Britain with some hints towards making improvements to their mutual advantage, and upon trade in general

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Published by Printed for J. Millan ... in London .
Written in English


  • Commerce -- History,
  • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America

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Statementby John Rutherfurd of North Carolina
SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 1757-1758
The Physical Object
Pagination46, [2] p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14666559M

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