Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F. R. S.: To which is Subjoined the Private Correspondence Between King Charles I. and Sir Edward Nicholas, and Between Sir Edward Hyde, Afterwards Earl of Clarendon, and Sir Richard Browne, Volumen 4

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Henry Colburn, publisher, 1852
 

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