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A Letter to a Member of Parliament [electronic resource]: Proposing a Plan of Regulations for the Better and More Compleat Manning the Navy: Which Will Comprehend the Following Advantages: I. The Abolition of That Unnatural Practice of Pressing Our Seamen. II. The Emphatical Strengthening of the Power of the Crown. III. The Relieving Our Merchants From the Danger of Losing Their Property; And Sometimes From the Loss of It, by Sea, in Consequence of Pressing. IV. The Abolition of Pressing Will Be Productive of an Immense Saving of the Public Money. V. A Moderate Increase of Our Seamen's Wages Will Be Trifling, When Compared With the Savings Made by Abolishing Pressing; And Will Not Only Be Perfectly Equitable, But Political. By Robert Nation; Formerly of the Royal Navy, and Late Commander of a Private Ship of War

Nation, Robert
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for the author, MDCCLXXXVII. [1787]
Language
English
Description
19, [1] p. ; 4⁰.
Notes
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T38061.
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