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Postlethwayt, Malachy (ca. 1707-1767) Considerations on the revival of the Royal-British-assiento; between His Catholick-Majesty, and the honourable The South-Sea Company. With a humble attempt to unite the African-trade...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05836 Author/Creator: Postlethwayt, Malachy (ca. 1707-1767) Place Written: London, Great Britain Type: Pamphlet Date: 1749 Pagination: 1 v. : 47 p. ; 18.2 x 12 cm.

(title continues)... to that of the South-Sea Company, by Act of Parliament. Pertains to Great Britain, Spain, and the slave trade. Printed by John and Paul Knapton. Cover has been removed.

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