Letters from an English gentleman, on his travels through Denmark to his friend in London, concerning the late transactions in Copenhagen; serving as a confutation to the many false accounts ... particularly, in the pamphlet called, The political system of the regency of Denmark fully explained. by Th-- M--.

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Letters from an English gentleman, on his travels through Denmark: to his friend in London, concerning the late transactions in Copenhagen ; serving as a confutation to the many false accounts published in The English News-Papers: but more particularly, in the pamphlet called, The political system of the regency of Denmark fully explained.

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