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ATKINSON, WILLIAM - An Appeal to Every Honest Man in England, Upon an Attempt to Repeal. .

Title: An Appeal to Every Honest Man in England, Upon an Attempt to Repeal. .
Description: 1816. Preventing an Outflow of Capital [Atkinson, William (1757-1846)]. An Appeal to Every Honest Man in England, Upon an Attempt to Repeal the Acts, To Prevent the Exportation of Wool. By the Old Inquirer. Bradford [England]: Printed for the Author, And Sold by Longman, 1816. 8 pp. Octavo (7-3/4" x 5"). Disbound, light soiling and edgewear, light spotting in a few places. Early annotation to title page identifying the author, internally clean. $250. * Only edition. A consideration of the economic effects of legislation prohibiting the export of wool, and a response to the needs of the British military during the Napoleonic Wars. Atkinson believes it would lead to an outflow of capital and a shortage of currency in Great Britain. The act was repealed without the repercussions he feared. However, The U.S. Congress enacted a protective tariff to discourage the importation of English wool. OCLC locates 4 copies, 2 in North America (Harvard, University of Chicago). Goldsmiths' Library of Economic Literature 21441. .

Keywords: GREAT BRITAIN, TAXATION, CUSTOMS DUTIES, ANTIQ9218, 17NYBKFR3, 64601.JPG

Price: US$ 250.00 Seller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
- Book number: 64601

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