The History of England, During the Reign of George III, Volume 4

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J. Robins, 1824
 

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Page 67 - I have not money enough for gunpowder," are well known. These difficulties were, however, overcome, and on the recommendation of a committee of the House of Commons, appointed to inquire into the...
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