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A Residence in France, During the Years 1792, 1793, 1794, and 1795; Described in a Series of Letters From an English Lady: With General and Incidental Remarks on the French Character and Manners

Prepared for the press by John Gifford .
Format
Book
Published
Elizabeth-town [N.J.] Printed by Shepard Kollock for Cornelius Davis, No. 94, Water-Street, New York, 1798.
Edition
First American edition
Language
English
Description
xx, [21]-517 p. ; 21 cm.
Notes
  • Published anonymously. By Charlotte Biggs. Cf. The testament of Charlotte B. Marlborough: 1988. P. 61. Has been wrongly attributed to Helen Maria Williams.
  • Author describes events in France between 1792 and 1795, and discusses activities of Robespierre, La Fayette, Brissot, Thomas Paine, etc. Edited by John Richards Green, 1758-1818.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: DC146 .B624A4 1798: Signature of Rob. Honeyman. From the books of Isabelle H. Goss.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: JC178 .Z2 B624 1798: Signature of Wm. Lindsay on back flyleaf. Owner's name clipped from top of t.p. Richard Maass Thomas Paine Collection. Gift of Richard Maass, 1996. Bookseller's description, which was laid in, has been placed in collection INSERT FILE.
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Evans, 35030.
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