Diary of Thomas Burton, Esq., Member in the Parliaments of Oliver and Richard Cromwell, from 1656 to 1659: Now First Published from the Original Autograph Manuscript. With an Introduction, Containing an Account of the Parliament of 1654; from the Journal of Guibon Goddard, Esq. M.P., Also Now First Printed, Volumen4

Henry Colburn, 1828

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