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date: 03 March 2021

Potter, Williamlocked

(fl. 1650–1651)
  • Virginia Hewitt

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Potter, William (fl. 1650–1651), advocate of paper currency in England, whose origins are unknown, was one of several writers on trade and money during the Commonwealth. He contributed to the widespread debate on banking and finance in the Tudor and Stuart period. Given his interest in monetary matters, it is possible that this may be the same ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)