An Historical and Chronological Deduction of the Origin of Commerce, from the Earliest Accounts: Containing an History of the Great Commercial Interests of the British Empire. To which is Prefixed an Introduction, Exhibiting a View of the Ancient and Modern State of Europe; of the Importance of Our Colonies; and of the Commerce, Shipping, Manufactures, Fisheries, &c., of Great-Britain and Ireland; and Their Influence on the Landed Interest. With an Appendix, Containing the Modern Politico-commercial Geography of the Several Countries of Europe, Volume 2
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Page 403 - This great gain induced the goldsmiths more and more to become lenders to the king, to anticipate all the revenue, to take every grant of Parliament into pawn as soon as it was given; also to outvie each other in buying and taking to pawn bills, orders, and tallies, so that in effect all the revenue passed through their hands.