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Capital and Credit in British Overseas Trade

The View from the Chesapeake, 1700–1776

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ISBN 9780674435025

Publication Date: 12/02/1980

233 pages

11 tables

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  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Problem of Debt Viewed from the Chesapeake
  • 3. Capitalization of Merchant Firms
  • 4. Borrowing on Bond
  • 5. Borrowing from Banks
  • 6. Commercial Credit
  • 7. The Significance of Credit in the Chesapeake and the Financial Crisis of 1772
  • 8. The Implications for British Industrial and Commercial Development
  • Appendixes
    • A. Markups and Profit Margins in the Chesapeake
    • B. Capitalization of Glasgow Chesapeake Firms between 1740 and 1789
    • C. Document on Credit and the Cargo Trade
    • D. British-Chesapeake Trade, 1669–1776
  • Notes
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index

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