2 edition of history of the public revenue, from the revolution in 1688, to Christmas 1753 found in the catalog.
history of the public revenue, from the revolution in 1688, to Christmas 1753
|Statement||By James Postlethwayt, F.R.S.|
|Contributions||Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)|
|LC Classifications||HJ1013 .P8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 p. l., 352 p.|
|Number of Pages||352|
|LC Control Number||07025944|
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The history of the public revenue, from the revolution into Christmas ; with an appendix completing the same to Christmas Containing a minute and comprehensive view of all our public transactions relative to money and trade, within the said period.
The history of the public revenue, from the revolution into Christmas [Ressource électronique]: with an appendix completing the same to Christmas containing a minute and comprehensive view of all our public transactions relative to money and trade, within the said period / by James Postlethwayt.
The history of the public revenue, from the revolution into Christmas with an appendix completing the same to Christmas containing a minute and comprehensive view of all our public transactions relative to money and trade, within the said period.
POSTLETHWAYT, JAMES (d. ), writer on revenue, probably a brother of Malachy Postlethwayt [q. v.], published ‘The History of the Public Revenue from the Revolution in to Christmas ,’ &c., London,obl. 4to. This work is one of the most valuable authorities for the financial history of the period to which it relates.
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