The case of interest or usury as to the common practice, stated and examined
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Published by Printed for Tho. Guy ... in London .
Written in English


  • Interest -- England -- Early works to 1800,
  • Usury -- England -- Early works to 1800

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Statementby T.S
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1158:26
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], 38 p
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15036583M

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