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Observations on the Articles of Peace between James Earl of Ormond for King Charles the First on the one Hand, and the Irish Rebels and Papists on the other Hand [...]
Author: John Milton
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The edition used in the digital edition
- Robert Fletcher, Observations on the Articles of Peace between James Earl of Ormond for King Charles the First on the one Hand, and the Irish Rebels and Papists on the other Hand [...] in The Prose Works of John Milton: With an Introductory review by Robert Fletcher. , London, Westley and Davis, Stationers' Court (1835) volume 1 page 247270
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Created: By various authors as indicated; section 4 by John Milton
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