Author:John Hope (1739-1785)

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John Hope

Scottish merchant, writer and politician


  • ‘Occasional Attempts at Sentimental Poetry by a Man of Business,’ 1769
  • ‘The New Brighthelmston Guide, a sketch in miniature of the British Shore,’ 1770
  • ‘Letters on certain Proceedings in Parliament during the Sessions of the years 1769 and 1770,’ 1772
  • ‘Thoughts in Prose and Verse started in his walks,’ Stockton, 1780; published the same year at London and Edinburgh
  • ‘Letters on Credit,’ second edition
    with a postscript and a short account of the bank at Amsterdam, 1784; originally contributed to the ‘Public Advertiser,’ ‘of very little value,’ observes M'Culloch (Literature of Political Economy, p. 354)

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