Author:John Asgill

John Asgill
eccentric English pamphleteer and politician


  • Remarks on the proceedings of the commissioners for putting in execution the act passed last sessions for establishing of a land-bank (1696) (external scan)
  • A proposal for a subscription to raise one hundred thousand pounds for circulating the credit of a land bank (1695), co-authored with Nicholas Barbon
  • An account of the land-bank, shewing the design and manner of the settlement, the profits to the subscribers, the advantage to the borrowers, the conveniency to the lenders, that it wil be the support of the nobility and gentry of England, and a public good to the whole nation (1695) , co-authored with Nicholas Barbon
  • The settlement of the land-bank, established Anno. Dom. 1695 (1695) , co-authored with Nicholas Barbon
  • A list of the names of the subscribers to the land-bank (1695)
  • Several assertions proved, in order to create another species of money than gold or silver (1696) (external scan)
  • An Essay on a Registry, for Titles of Lands. By John Asgill, of Lincolns-Inn, Esq (1698) ([ external scan])
  • An Argument proving that, according to the Covenant of Eternal Life revealed in the Scripture, Man may be translated from hence into that Eternal Life without passing through Death (1700) (external scan)
  • The assertion is that the title of the House of Hanover to the succession of the British monarchy (on failure of issue of her present Majesty) is a title hereditary and of divine institution (1710) (external scan)
  • Mr. Asgill's defence upon his expulsion from the House of Commons of Great Britain in 1707 (1712) (external scan)

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