The Resource 'Short Statement of the Extent and Population of the Known Word, With a Calculation of the Inhabitants of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, And some Curious Particulars relating to its Metropolis'

'Short Statement of the Extent and Population of the Known Word, With a Calculation of the Inhabitants of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, And some Curious Particulars relating to its Metropolis'

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'Short Statement of the Extent and Population of the Known Word, With a Calculation of the Inhabitants of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, And some Curious Particulars relating to its Metropolis'
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'Short Statement of the Extent and Population of the Known Word, With a Calculation of the Inhabitants of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, And some Curious Particulars relating to its Metropolis'
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'Short Statement of the Extent and Population of the Known Word, With a Calculation of the Inhabitants of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, And some Curious Particulars relating to its Metropolis'
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'Short Statement of the Extent and Population of the Known Word, With a Calculation of the Inhabitants of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, And some Curious Particulars relating to its Metropolis'
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  • Document has no stated author, nor a year date. However, research indicates it was probably published circa 1775 (the population of the world in 1750 was estimated at 791 million, and at 1800 was estimated at 978 million; the document records it at an estimate of 800 million, which would be at a date between the other two given)
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[Printed document: 'A Short Statement of the Extent and Population of the Known Word, With a Calculation of the Inhabitants of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, And some Curious Particulars relating to its Metropolis'. A table is inserted in the text, pertaining to statistics for Great Britain, and further down, occupying the bulk of the document, are statistics pertaining specifically to London "the Metropolis of the British Empire, and the richest City in the World ...", with interesting facts about what London consumed annually at that time, e.g. " ...115,536 Bushels of Oysters, 21,100,000 Pounds of Cheese ... 1, 133,500 Barrels of Ale and Porter ... 11,000,000 Gallons of Rum, Brandy, and other Distilled Liquors , 600,000 Chaldrons of Coals, and 11,000,000 Pounds of Candles ..."] [n.d., but circa 1775] / [no author given] [printed by] T. [Thomas] Gill, Printer, Kirkgate, Leeds (1 p.)
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