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The mayor of Garratt In two acts. by Foote, Samuel

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Published by S. Doig; [etc., etc.] in Edinburgh .
Written in English


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SeriesIn A collection of the most esteemed farces and entertainments performed on the British stage. Edinburgh, 1792 -- v. 2., Collection of the most esteemed farces and entertainments performed on the British stage -- v. 2., Three centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationp. [1]-29.
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16889836M

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