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The Drapier"s letters to the people of Ireland against receiving Wood"s halfPence

Jonathan Swift

The Drapier"s letters to the people of Ireland against receiving Wood"s halfPence

by Jonathan Swift

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Published by Clarendon in Oxford .
Written in English


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StatementEdited by Herbert Davis.
ContributionsDavis, Herbert.
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Open LibraryOL17528492M

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The Drapier"s letters to the people of Ireland against receiving Wood"s halfPence by Jonathan Swift Download PDF EPUB FB2

Drapier's Letters is the collective name for a series of seven pamphlets written between and by the Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, Jonathan Swift, to arouse public opinion in Ireland against the imposition of a privately minted copper coinage that Swift believed to be of inferior quality.

William Wood was granted letters patent to mint the coin, and Swift saw the. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Swift, Jonathan, Drapier's letters to the people of Ireland against receiving Wood's halfpence. Read the full-text online edition of The Drapier's Letters to the People of Ireland against Receiving Wood's Halfpence ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The Drapier's Letters to the People of Ireland The Drapier's Letters to the People of Ireland against Receiving Wood's Halfpence. By Jonathan Swift, Herbert Davis. His papers relating to Ireland among which are, The Drapier's letters to the people of Ireland against receiving Wood's half-pence: also, two original Drapier's letters, never before published.

Dublin: George Faulkner, OCLC The image depicts Swift receiving the thanks of Ireland and the dashing of Wood's half-pence. The patent for coining copper money granted by King George I to the English manufacturer William Wood aroused nationwide protest in Ireland.

It led to the publication of Jonathan Swift’s «Drapier’s Letters», in which the Dean of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, attacked both the patent and England’s Irish policy.

Drapier's Letters is the collective name for a series of seven pamphlets written between and by the Dean of St Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin, Jonathan Swift, to arouse public opinion in Ireland against the imposition of a privately minted copper coinage which Swift believed to be of inferior quality.

William Wood was granted a letters patent to mint the coin, and Swift saw the. Swift, Jonathan. The Drapiers Letters to the People of Ireland. Herbert Davis.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, x Locke With the exception of the first printing of Some Considerations, which is cited individually in the text, all of Lockes monetary writings have been drawn from Patrick Kellys splendid edition, Locke on Money. About the yearwhen Charles duke of Grafton was lord lieutenant of Ireland, one William Wood, a hardwareman and a bankrupt, alleging the great want of copper money in that kingdom, procured a patent for coining l., to pass there as current dean believing this measure to be a vile job from the beginning to the end, and that the chief.

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But, waving all controversies relating to the legislature, no person, I believe, was ever yet so bold as to affirm, that the people of Ireland have not the same title to the benefits of the common law, with the rest of his majesty's subjects; and therefore, whatever liberties or privileges the people of England enjoy by common law, we of.

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