William Godwin's Diary

Texts Godwin Read


Excise (2  April  1828) Unable to identify specific title.
Blackstone, WilliamCommentaries on the laws of England. By William Blackstone, Esq. Vinerian professor of law, and solicitor general to Her Majesty. (4 volumes) 1765-1769
WG's History of the Commonwealth (6:486-7) discusses the excise act of 1643. WG's sources include:
Journal of Commons May 17 (see WG's diary for 1822-01-27)
Dugdale, View of the Troubles ( 1825-07-27)
Blackstone (see above)
WG reads in the British Museum on this date. The British Library currently holds all the materials cited.

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