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A charge, on the rise of the American empire

William Henry Drayton

A charge, on the rise of the American empire

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Published by Printed by David Bruce in Church-Street in Charlestown [S.C.] .
Written in English

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  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Addresses, sermons, etc.

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    Statementdelivered by the Hon. William-Henry Drayton, Esq; chief-justice of South-Carolina; to the Grand Jury for the District of Charlestown.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 14741.
    ContributionsSouth Carolina. Grand Jury (Charleston District)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[2], 25, [1] p.
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14604884M

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