Borrowstounness and district, being historical sketches of Kinneil, Carriden, and Bo
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Borrowstounness and district, being historical sketches of Kinneil, Carriden, and Bo'ness, c. 1550-1850

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r ^ ^ BORROWSTOUNNESS AND DISTRICT Edition is limited to lOO which this isThis Copies, of '-r No t.l BORROWSTOUNNESS DISTRICTAND BEING OFHISTORICAL SKETCHES KINNEIL, AND BO'NESSCARRIDEN, c. 1550-1850 BY THOMAS SALMONJAMES With Illustrations and Maps EDINBURGH AND LONDON WILLIAM HODGE & COMPANY 1913 BYPRINTED AND COMPANYWILUAH HODGK GLASGOW AND EDINBURGH