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A Stiptick for a Bleeding Nation

A safe and speedy way to restore publick credit, and pay the national debts

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Author: Unknown
Published: 1721
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,229 / 27 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.2
LoC Category: HB
Downloads: 443
Added to site: 2010.10.04
mnybks.net#: 29173
Genre: Non-fiction
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ttances; and suffering the other (viz. our Crowns and Half-Crown Pieces, coin'd with a proportionable Allay) to be exported. All which would help to pay off the Nation's Debts, and make us a Flourishing People.

Our Half-Crowns and Crowns being recoined to such a Standard, I say, would be of equal Advantage to the East-India Company, whether they exported Bullion or Pieces of Eight, from hence or from Holland: For by the Bank of Holland, or rather Amsterdam, all Exchanges are chiefly govern'd; and as the Hollanders are the nearest concern'd with us in Trade, so by them we are to regulate and proportion the Difference between our Bank-Money and our Current Cash.

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The Bank of England is establish'd upon the Standard of our present Coin: Let it so remain, till the Government sees fit to alter, or pay them off;

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