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THE

HISTORY

OF THE

LIFE

OF

2874

PETER I.

EMPEROR Of RUSSIA.

VOL. III.

By JOHN MOTTLEY, Efq;

LONDON:

Printed for J. READ, in WHITE - FRYAR S.
M DCC XXXIX.

DK

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OW little deferving foever his Writings may be, there is no Author who has taken much Pains in a Work, but fets a Value upon it himfelf; and if this was not my Cafe, I should not think of begging Leave to place one of the Volumes of this Hiftory under your Protection; but there is fuch an Air of that awful and distant Refpect

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