The Oxfordshire election of 1754
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The Oxfordshire election of 1754 an archive teaching-unit prepared by a joint working party set up by the Oxfordshire County Record Office and the Oxfordshire Education Committee

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Published by Oxfordshire County Council in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Great Britain. -- Parliament. -- House of Commons -- Elections, 1754.,
  • Elections -- Oxfordshire.

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Edition Notes

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Statementcompiled by G.H. Dannatt.
SeriesRecord publication / Oxfordshire County Council -- no.6, Record publication (Oxfordshire (County). Council) -- no.6.
ContributionsDannatt, Gwendoline Hamilton., Oxfordshire County Record Office., Oxfordshire (England). Education Committee.
LC ClassificationsJN951
The Physical Object
Paginationv,71p.,fold plates :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15335890M
ISBN 100950172308

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