A new discourse of trade, wherein is recommended several weighty points relating to companies of merchants [electronic resource] : The act of navigation. Naturalization of strangers. And our woollen manufactures. The ballance of trade. And the nature of plantations, and their consequences, in relation to the kingdom, are seriously discussed. Methods for the employment and maintenance of the poor are proposed. The reduction of interest of money to 41. per centum, is recommended. And some proposals, for erecting a Court of Merchants, for determining controversies, relating to maritine affairs, and for a law for transferrance of bills of debts, are humbly offer'd. By Sir Josiah Child.

Author
Child, Josiah, Sir, 1630-1699 [Browse]
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Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
The third edition.
Published/​Created
London : Printed and sold, by the assigns of J. Sowle, at the Bible in George-Yard, Lombard-Street, 1718.
Description
[50],238p. ; 8⁰.

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  • Originally published in 1690 as: A discourse about trade.
  • A reissue of the 1698 edition with an additional titlepage dated 1718.
  • Price on title page: Price 2s.
  • Reproduction of original from University of London's Goldsmiths' Library.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexed in
English Short Title Catalog, T89155.
References
Goldsmiths', 5434
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Eighteenth century collections online 2
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