An essay on paper credit and banking, c1758.
Papers of Wallace, Robert
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 120
- Dates of Creationc1758
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 bundle
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Administrative / Biographical History
After studying at Edinburgh University and spending a while as an actor, Robert Wallace went on to receive his preacher's license in 1722. In 1744 he became the Royal Chaplain for Scotland and a dean of the Chapel Royal. In 1758 he published his innovative Characteristics of the Present Political State of Great Britain. In 1759 he received an honorary DD from Edinburgh University.
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