Universal History Americanised; Or, An Historical View of the World, from the Earliest Records to the Year 1808: With a Particular Reference to the State of Society, Literature, Religion, and Form of Government, in the United States of America

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Copy-right secured, for the benefit of the family of Doctor Ramsay, and printed by assignment from them, by M. Carey & son, 1819
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