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Published by Sold by A. Millar; [etc., etc.] in London .
Written in English

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  • Ethics

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    Statementwritten by the late Francis Hutcheson ... Pub. from the original manuscript, by his son Francis Hutcheson, M. D. To which is prefixed some account of the life, writings, and character of the author, by the Reverend William Leechman ...
    ContributionsHutcheson, Francis, fl. 1745-1773., Leechman, William, 1706-1785.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB1500 .A2 1755
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23345309M
    LC Control Number10032132
    OCLC/WorldCa869951


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