Anecdotes of the life and character of John Howard

... Written by a gentleman, ...
  • 341 Pages
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  • English
printed for the author: sold by Hookham; Sewell; and Mrs. Harlow , London
SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1824, no. 08.
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL16906070M

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