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Labour in vain: No I. Or, An attempt to wash the black-moor white. Humbly inscribed to the author of the Chronicle.

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Published by s.n. in [Philadelphia .
Written in English


  • Smith, William, -- 1727-1803 -- Poetry.,
  • Moore, William, -- 1699-1783 -- Poetry.,
  • Pennsylvania -- Politics and government -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Anecdotes.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesLong with a cruel and rapacious hand.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 8160.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14578697M

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