A Protest against Law-Taxes
From an 1818 edition which combines Bentham’s defence of the practice of charging interest on loans with a critique of certain taxes which increased the cost of appearing before the courts.
Defence of Usury; shewing the Impolicy of the Present Legal Restraints on the Terms of Pecuniary Bargains; in Letters to a Friend. To which is added A Letter to Adam Smith, Esq. LL.D. on the Discouragements opposed by the above Restraints to the Progress of Inventive Industry; and to which is also added, A Protest against Law-Taxes (London: Payne and Foss, 1818).
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Table of Contents
- Table of Contents
- A PROTEST against LAW - TAXES.
- NOTES to the SECOND EDITION.
- ADDITION BY A LEARNED FRIEND.