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Politics and the Port of Bristol in the eighteenth century

Society of Merchant Venturers of the City of Bristol.

Politics and the Port of Bristol in the eighteenth century

the petitions of the Society of Merchant Venturers, 1698-1803

by Society of Merchant Venturers of the City of Bristol.

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Published by Bristol University, Department of History in Bristol .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by W.E. Minchinton.
SeriesBristol Record Society"s publications -- Vol.23
ContributionsMinchinton, Walter., Bristol Record Society.
The Physical Object
Pagination225p.
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18446071M


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Title: Politics and the Port of Bristol in the Eighteenth Century: The Petitions of the Society of Merchant Venturers,Volume 23 Issue 23 of Bristol Record Society's publications, ISSN Politics and the port of Bristol in the eighteenth century: the petitions of the Society of Merchant Venturers,Society of Merchant Venturers (Bristol, England).

Society of Merchant Venturers (Bristol, England). Politics and the port of Bristol in the eighteenth century. [Bristol] Printed for the Bristol Record Society, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Walter E Minchinton; Society of Merchant Venturers (Bristol, England).

Bristol has been a trading port for 1, years. From at least it was the second largest port after London. The picture here, drawn by the mayor of Bristol’s assistant at the time, shows the size of the city in the 15th century.

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