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Author: Sprigg, William, fl. 1657.
Title: A modest plea for an equal common-wealth against monarchy.: In which the genuine nature and true interest of a free-state is briefly stated: its consistency with a national clergy, mercenary lawyers, and hereditary nobility examined; together with the expediency of an agrarian and rotation of offices asserted. Also, an apology for younger brothers, the restitution of gavil-kind, and relief of the poor. With a lift at tythes, and reformation of the lawes and universities. All accommodated to publick honour and justice, without injury to any mans propriety, and humbly tendered to the Parliament. By a lover of his country in order to the healing the divisions of the times.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A modest plea for an equal common-wealth against monarchy.: In which the genuine nature and true interest of a free-state is briefly stated: its consistency with a national clergy, mercenary lawyers, and hereditary nobility examined; together with the expediency of an agrarian and rotation of offices asserted. Also, an apology for younger brothers, the restitution of gavil-kind, and relief of the poor. With a lift at tythes, and reformation of the lawes and universities. All accommodated to publick honour and justice, without injury to any mans propriety, and humbly tendered to the Parliament. By a lover of his country in order to the healing the divisions of the times.
Sprigg, William, fl. 1657.

London: printed for Giles Calvert at the Black.spread-Eagle at the west end of Pauls, 1659.
Subject terms:
Republics
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A93715.0001.001

Contents
title page
To The Right Honourable, The High Court of PARLIAMENT.
An Epistle to the Reader.
errata
THE PROEM, CONTAINING A PLEA for an Equal Common-wealth or Free-State against Monarchy.
Of the Ministry or Clergy.
Of Tythes.
An humble Motion in behalfe of the Poor.
Of the Ʋniversities.
Of the Regulation of the Lawes and Lawyers.
An Apology for younger Brothers.
Of the Hereditary Nobility.
Of an Agrarian.
Of the Militia.
Of Elections to Offices, &c.
Of Rotation.
The Conclusion.
THE CONTENTS.