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To the 1,500 sensible citizens of London

Benjamin Steill

To the 1,500 sensible citizens of London

who elect 206 Common-councilmen to spend for them 150,000 a-year.

by Benjamin Steill

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Published in (London .
Written in English


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On the means of reducing the Corporation"s expenditive ; the money saved being used to provide pensions for the poor of each ward.

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