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On the Drapier"s letters, etc., 1724.

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English



  • Ireland


  • Wood, William, 1671-1730.,
  • Money -- Ireland -- History -- Sources.,
  • Coinage -- Ireland -- History -- Sources.

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Reprint of A word or two to the people of Ireland, concerning the brass money that is, and shall be coin"d by Mr. Woods, and which he is endeavouring to impose upon us, printed by J. Harding, Dublin, 1724; of Some farther account of the original disputes in Ireland, about farthings and halfpence, in a discourse with a Quaker of Dublin, printed in 1724; of Some reasons shewing the necessity the people of Ireland are under, for continuing to refuse Mr. Wood"s coinage, by D. Bindon, printed in Dublin, 1724; of Remarks upon Mr. Wood"s coyn and proceedings, by Sir M. Creagh, printed by W. Wilmot, Dublin, 1724; of A letter to M. B. Drapier, printed in Dublin, 1724; of A letter from a young lady, to the Revd. D--n S--t, printed in 1724; and of The present state of Ireland consider"d in a letter to the Revd. Dean Swift, by a true patriot, printed in 1724.

Other titlesDrapier"s letters.
SeriesSwiftiana ;, 4, The Life & times of seven major British writers
LC ClassificationsPR3726 .S95 vol. 4, HG950.I8 .S95 vol. 4
The Physical Object
Pagination137 p. in various pagings ;
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5214269M
ISBN 100824012658
LC Control Number75044187

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