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Published by Printed for the Ladies" London Emancipation Society by Emily Faithfull in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Emily Shirreff
SeriesTract -- no. 6, Tract (Ladies" London Emancipation Society) -- no. 6.
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24657542M
OCLC/WorldCa41922879

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