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INDEX.

 


Abbott, Wilbur C., xxxi n.

Abortives, 347, 360, 361.

Absentees, 46, 185, 193.

Accident as a cause of death, 355.

Acre, Irish and English, 135, 172.

Act of Explanation (1663), 208, 615.

Act of Navigation (1651), alluded to, 299; Petty omits to mention it directly, lxix.

Act of Oblivion (1660), 66, 612.

Act of Satisfaction (1653), 167, 580, 606.

Act of Settlement (1652), 580, 601.

Act of Settlement (1662), 155, 167, 580, 611; attitude of James II. towards, 591 n., 592.

Adam and Eve, progeny of, 388.

Adam's fall, 617.

Admiralty Court in Ireland, 163; Petty as a judge of, xxvi.

Adulteries hinder breeding, 373; reason for a law against, 377.

Adventurers appoint Petty their agent, xviii; he surveys their lands, xviii; their claims, 599, 607; amount and value of the lands allotted them, 136, 139, 140, 177, 178, 611, 613; they retrench a third thereof, 582, 601.

Advice, The, of W.P. to Mr Samuel Hartlib, mentioned, lxiv, 118, 633.

Advocates in Ireland, 165.

Africa, slaves from, 296; territories of England in, 285.

Age as a cause of death, 348; a desirable feature for the bills, 491; of man, 622, 623; in Ireland, 144, 145.


Aged, proportion of, to all who die, 352, 360.

Agra, population of, 509.

Agues and fevers entered promiscuously in the bills, 360.

Air, how to judge healthfulness of, 623; alterations in, cause acute diseases, 350, 351; country air more healthful than that of London, 392, 393; London air than that of Paris, 508; physical experiments upon air, 324.

Albigony, William, his State of the Netherlands, cited by Petty, 253.

Aldermen of London, 63.

Ale and alehouses in Ireland, 146, 215, 218, 223, 583, 586, 587, 589.

Algiers slaves, 512.

Allhallows Barking parish, 383.

Allhallows upon the Wall increased in population, 380.

Alloy in money, 85, 444, 445.

Alms, how many live upon, 454.

Alum in Ireland, 191, 209 n.

Ambassadors allowed freedom of worship, 70.

Amber, 83, 209.

America, vacant territory in, 22; transplantation to, 42; when fully peopled, 455; trade and shipping of, 242 n., 243, 296, 299, 304; with Ireland, 190; slaves in, 296; women there bear children easily, 361.

Amiens, 291 n.

Amsterdam, Petty in, xiv; bills of mortality of, 401, 402; population of, 251, 253, 512, 513, 538—543;