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Government's role in the public welfare vs. debt...



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May 14, 1768

THE LONDON CHRONICLE, May 14, 1768  Inside is an interesting article on the role of Government and Providence in relation to public welfare and government debt.  It begins: "The political disease seems to be near a crisis...". Several hundred years later the topic continues to be at the forefront of public discourse.  Also within this issue is a mention of "A Portugal Merchant", which was a response to a Benjamin Franklin letter printed in the January 7, 1768 issue of the London Chronicle - of which was itself printed within the April 28, 1768 issue.
Complete in 8 pages, 9 by 12 inches, never bound nor trimmed, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's