FIRST PRINTING. Folio, general title with coat of arms, drop-head title on following leaf with decorative initial letter, pp. , verso blank, 683 - 688, disbound. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : An Act for restraining and preventing ...
Éditeur : London: Printed by John Baskett., 1741.
Description du livre London. ., 1740. ,pp.683-688. Folio. Dbd. Near fine. This law was designed to keep subjects in the colonies from raising or transferring capital stocks without Parliamentary approval or royal charter. It allows for aggrieved parties to sue in British courts, and for triple damages to be paid by the guilty. Then, as now, get-rich-quick schemes prospered in marginal economies. N° de réf. du libraire WRCAM 29811
Description du livre London: Printed by John Baskett, 1741, 1741. Folio, disbound, 6 pages. ? An act by the British Parliament to further control business practices in the Colonies, which is sometimes referred to an extension of the Bubble Act. It prohibited banks from issuing notes secured by mortgages - or land - and required that they be secured by silver. Title a little browned; very good copy, enclosed in a folding cloth case. N° de réf. du libraire 26659