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Defoe and the 'Tippony Ale'

Furbank, P. N. and Owens, W. R. (1993). Defoe and the 'Tippony Ale'. Scottish Historical Review, 72(1) pp. 86–89.

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Argues against the attribution to Defoe of a tract entitled 'Consideration in Relation to Trade Considered' (1706) on several grounds but most importantly because it clashes with Defoe's known views on the problem of the excise on Scotland's ale. Defoe laid a proposal on how to solve this problem before a Committee of the Scottish Parliament.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 1993 The Scottish Historical Review Trust
ISSN: 0036-9241
Keywords: English literature; excise duty
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > English
Item ID: 21571
Depositing User: Jean Fone
Date Deposited: 19 Jul 2010 09:05
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:11
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