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Author: Petty, William, Sir, 1623-1687.
Title: A discourse of taxes and contributions shewing the nature and measures of crown-lands, assesments, customs, poll-moneys, lotteries, benevolence, penalties, monopolies, offices, tythes, hearth, excise, &c. : with several intersperst discourses and digressions concerning wars, the church, universities, rents and purchases ... : the same being frequently applied to the state and affairs of Ireland, and is now thought seasonable for the present affairs of England : humbly recommended to the present Parliament.
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2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A discourse of taxes and contributions shewing the nature and measures of crown-lands, assesments, customs, poll-moneys, lotteries, benevolence, penalties, monopolies, offices, tythes, hearth, excise, &c. : with several intersperst discourses and digressions concerning wars, the church, universities, rents and purchases ... : the same being frequently applied to the state and affairs of Ireland, and is now thought seasonable for the present affairs of England : humbly recommended to the present Parliament.
Petty, William, Sir, 1623-1687.

London: Printed for Edward Poole ..., 1689.
Notes:
Attributed to Sir William Petty. Cf. NUC pre-1956.
First published in 1662. Cf. NUC pre-1956.
Reproduction of original in University of Chicago Library.
Subject terms:
Revenue -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Taxation -- England -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A54612.0001.001

Contents
title page
The PREFACE.
THE INDEX.
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CHAP. 1. Of the several sorts of Publick Charges.
CHAP. II. Of the Causes which encrcase and aggravate the several sorts of Publick Charges.
CHAP. III. How the Causes of the unquiet bearing of Taxes may be lessened.
CHAP. IV. Of the several ways of Taxe,' and first, of setting a part, a proportion of the whole Territory for Publick uses, in the nature of Crown-Lands; and secondly, by way of Assessement, or Land-taxe.
CHAP. V. Of Ʋsury.
CHAP. VI. Of Customs and Free Ports.
CHAP. VII. Of Poll-money.
CHAP. VIII. Of Lotteries.
CHAP. IX. Of Benevolence.
CHAP. X. Of Penalties.
CHAP. X. Of Monopolies and Offices.
CHAP. XII. Of Tythes.
CHAP. XIII. Of several smaller ways of levying Money.
CHAP. XIV. Of raising, depressing, or embasing of Money.
CHAP. XV. Of Excize.