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Merchant lairds of long ago

Merchant lairds of long ago

being studies of Orkney life and conditions in the early eighteenth century

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Published by W. R. Mackintosh in Kirkwall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traill family.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Hugh Marwick. Part 1, Traill family letters.
    ContributionsMarwick, Hugh.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18740685M

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