Curious and entertaining letters concerning the trade and manufactures of Scotland

particularly the woolen and linen manufactures. ... With curious observations on some political schemes, ... Likeways, a plan to the public, in order to reduce the prices of all the necessaries of life. Third edition: with large and entertaining additions. By David Loch, merchant.
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SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 264, no. 32.
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Curious and entertaining letters concerning the trade and manufactures of Scotland, particularly the woolen and linen manufactures: humbly submitted to the consideration of all gentlemen, merchants, and others, concerned in trade and manufacture within this antient kingdom: with curious observations on some political schemes, transmitted to the author by several gentlemen: likeways, a plan.

Get this from a library. Curious and entertaining letters concerning the trade and manufactures of Scotland: particularly the woolen and linen manufactures. Humbly submitted to the Consideration of all Gentlemen, Merchants, and others, Concerned in Trade and Manufacture within this antient Kingdom.

With curious observations on some political schemes, transmitted to the Author by several. 3. 'Curious and Entertaining Letters concerning the Trade and Manufactures of Scotland: particularly the Woollen and Linen Manufactures,' &c., Edinburgh, 3rd edit.

8vo. Loch also published 'Essays on the Trade, Commerce, Manufactures, and Fisheries of Scotland. Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag Saved in: Reasons on behalf of the manufacturers of fine linen, in Scotland against granting a bounty on the low-priced linen only, and against taking off the duties on the importation of foreign yarn.

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