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Meagher of the sword speeches of Thomas Francis Meagher in Ireland, 1846-1848 by Thomas Francis Meagher

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Published by Gill in Dublin .
Written in English

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Arthur Griffith.
ContributionsGriffith, Arthur, 1871-1922.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 352p., 16p. of plates :
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17561610M

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