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A diary of the French Revolution.

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

  • France,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816.,
    • Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816 -- Diaries.,
    • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.,
    • France -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- France.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Beatrix Cary Davenport.
      ContributionsDavenport, Beatrix Cary, ed.
      LC ClassificationsDC146.M87 A3 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5698920M
      ISBN 100837145287
      LC Control Number70110859

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