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The Ladies' Soiree

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OR,

THE LADIES' SOIRÉE

AT

BRANDIPORT,

WITH A FULL AND PARTICULAR ACCOUNT OF THE

PROCEEDINGS.

REPORTED BY A LOVER OF HOME.

“ In the multitude of counsellors there is safety."-SOLOMON.

YORK:
W. PICKWELL, 22, PETERGATE.

1849.

Entered at Stationers' Hall.

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