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BREWSTER (Sir Francis). New Essays on Trade, wherein the present State of our Trade, it's Great Decay in the Chief Branches of it, and the Fatal Consequence thereof to the Nation (unless timely Remedy'd) is considered, under the most Important Heads of Trade and Navigation.1702

London, Printed for H. Walwyn, First Edition, folding table, stab-holes on inner blank margins, [16], 128 pp., disbound. Brewster was the author of "Essays in Trade and Navigation, in Five Parts" (1695). Only the first part, which included evidence of his opposition to the new Bank of England, was published. In 1702 he issued "New Essays on Trade", and the anonymous book "A Discourse Concerning Ireland and the Different Interests Thereof" (1698), relating to the woollen issue, has also been ascribed to him. He died at some point between March 1704 and February 1705. Kress, 2335; Goldsmith, 3857; Hanson, 130.

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