History of the transactions in Scotland, in the years 1715-16, and 1745-46: containing an impartial account of the occurences of these years; together with an authentic detail of the dangers Prince Charles encountered after the battle of Culloden, with a short sketch of his life; interspersed with a variety of anecdotes, never before published, Volum 1

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Printed for G. Charles, bookseller, 1817
 

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