The memoirs, life and character of the great Mr. Law and his brother at Paris.

Down to this present year 1721, with an accurate and particular account of the establishment of the Mississippi Company in France, the rise and fall of it"s (!) stock, and all the subtle artifices used to support the national credit of that kingdom, by the pernicious project of paper-credit.
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Law, John, -- 1671-1729, Compagnie des
StatementWritten by a Scots gentleman.
SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 222, no. 2252.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination8 p. ¾., 44 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17812615M
OCLC/WorldCa14911605

The memoirs, life and character of the great Mr. law and his brother at Paris [microform]: down to this present yearwith an accurate and particular account of the establishment of the Missisippi [sic] Company in France, the rise and fall of its stock, and all the subtle artifices used to support the national credit of that kingdom by the pernicious project of paper-creditPages: About The Memoirs Life and Character of the Great Mr.

Law and His Brother at Paris. The Memoirs Life and Character of the Great Mr. Law and His Brother at Paris () was first published in London soon after the collapse of John Law’s Mississippi Scheme, and his escape from Paris to Venice.

Gray claims to have been personally acquainted with John Law from the time Law first left Scotland until the time. The memoirs, life and character of the great Mr. Law and his brother at Paris: down to this present yearwith an accurate and particular account of the establishment of the Mississippi company.

The memoirs, life, and character of the great Mr. Law and his brother at Paris: down to this present yearwith an accurate and particular account of the establishment of the Missisippi Company in France, the rise and fall of it's stock, and all the subtle artifices used to support the national credit of that kingdom by the pernicious project of paper-credit.

The memoirs, life and character of the great Mr. law and his brother at Paris: down to this present yearwith an accurate and particular account of the establishment of the Missisippi [sic] Company in France, the rise and fall of its stock, and all the subtle artifices used to support the national credit of that kingdom by the pernicious project of paper-credit.

The memoirs, life, and character of the great Mr. Law and his brother at Paris: down to this present yearwith an accurate and particular account of the establishment of the Missisippi Company in France, the rise and fall of it's [sic] stock, and all the subtle artifices used to support the national credit of that kingdom by the pernicious project of paper-credit.

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