Discourses Upon Trade: Principally Directed to the Cases of the Interest, Coynage, Clipping, Increase of Money

North, Sir Dudley
(1641-1691)
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Translator/Editor
Jacob H. Hollander, ed.
First Pub. Date
1691
Publisher
Baltimore, MD: Lord Baltimore Press
Pub. Date
1907
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The text of this edition is in the public domain.
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The circumstances under which the remarkable tract here reprinted, was written and published are described by Sir Dudley North's brother and biographer, Roger North. It is doubtful whether the essay, as originally printed, received any attention or served any use. For a considerable period, indeed, it was supposed to be entirely lost. Writing in 1744, Roger North intimated that the tract was designedly suppressed, and declared "it is certain the pamphlet is, and hath been ever since, utterly sunk, and a copy not to be had for money."... [From the Introduction by Jacob H. Hollander]