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South America, çala (17  June  1819) Probably the following work recorded on 1819-03-07 and read on 1819-07-01:
Robertson, WilliamThe history of America. 1777
But possibly the 1818 edition, which collects Robertson's histories of Scotland, America, and India. See WG's reading on 1819-03-09.
WG's sale catalog lists:
Raynal's (Abbe') Histoire Philosophique et Politique des Européens dans les Deux Indes, 7 vol. Paris, 1778.
Robertson's (W.) Hist. of Scotland, America, and India, 7 vol. 1818.
Burke's (Edm.) Account of the European Settlements in America, first edition, 2 vol. 1757.

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