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A treatise of taxes and contributions. Shewing the nature and measures of crown-lands, assesments, customs, poll-moneys, lotteries, benevolence, penalties, monopolies, offices, tythes, raising of coins, harth-money, excise, &c. With several intersperst discourses and digressions concerning warrs, the Church, universities, rents and purchases, usury and exchange, banks and lombards, registries for conveyances. Beggars, ensurance, exportation of money, wooll, free ports, coins, housing, liberty of conscience, &c. The same being frequently applied to the state an affairs of Ireland, and is now thought seasonable for the present affairs of England.

William Petty, Sir, 1623-1687.

London : printed for Obadiah Blagrave, at the sign of the Bear in St. Paul's Church-Yard, over against the little north-door, 1679. Great Britain England London.

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  • Title:
    A treatise of taxes and contributions. Shewing the nature and measures of crown-lands, assesments, customs, poll-moneys, lotteries, benevolence, penalties, monopolies, offices, tythes, raising of coins, harth-money, excise, &c. With several intersperst discourses and digressions concerning warrs, the Church, universities, rents and purchases, usury and exchange, banks and lombards, registries for conveyances. Beggars, ensurance, exportation of money, wooll, free ports, coins, housing, liberty of conscience, &c. The same being frequently applied to the state an affairs of Ireland, and is now thought seasonable for the present affairs of England.
  • Author: William Petty, Sir, 1623-1687.
  • Contributor: William Musgrave Sir, 1735-1800. former owner.
  • Subjects: Finance -- England -- Early works to 1800; Taxation -- England -- Early works to 1800; Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1660-1688 -- Early works to 1800; 1641-1700
  • Publication Details: London : printed for Obadiah Blagrave, at the sign of the Bear in St. Paul's Church-Yard, over against the little north-door, 1679.
  • Language: English
  • Place Name: Great Britain England London.
  • Identifier: System number: 003668594
  • Notes: The words "crown-lands, ... benevolence," are gathered by a right brace and the words "penalties, ... excise, &c." are gathered by a left brace in upper half of title page. The words "warrs, ... conveyances." are gathered by a right brace and the words "Beggars, ... conscience, &c." are gathered by a left brace in lower half of title page. In addition the words "money, wooll," are gathered by a left brace following the words "exportation of".
    Citation/references note: ESTC, R12436
    Citation/references note: Wing (CD-Rom, 1996), P1940
    Citation/references note: Goldsmiths', 2302
  • Physical Description: [16], 72 p. ; 21 cm (4⁰)
  • Copy Note: Ownership: Copy at 1102.h.1.(14). From the library of Sir William Musgrave (1735-1800) with his ownership stamp on the title page verso.
    Copy note: Copy at 8140.e.22.(2). With ms. inscription above imprint on title page: "by Sr. Wm. Petty. See Ware's Hist: of Ireland, by Harris, Vol.III.p.35".
    Physical condition: Copy at 1102.h.1.(14). Imperfect: wanting the preface.
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection 8140.e.22.(2)
    General Reference Collection 1102.h.1.(14)
  • UIN: BLL01003668594

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