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Worthies of Dumfriesshire and Galloway

John B. Drylie

Worthies of Dumfriesshire and Galloway

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Published by Courier and Herald in Dumfries .
Written in English


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Statementby John B Drylie.
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Open LibraryOL13667323M

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