3. That the same 2 English Cities seem equivalent
|To Paris, which hath||488||thous. Souls.|
If there be any Errour in these Conjectures concerning these Cities of France, we hope they will be mended by those whom we hear to be now at work upon that matter. |40|
4. That the King of England's 3 Cities, viz.
| in all||813||being but||809|
5. That of the 4 great Emporiums, London, Amsterdam, Venice and Rouen, London alone is near double to the other 3, viz. above 7 to 4.
|774||Lond. 696 m. |41||
6. That London (for ought appears) is the greatest and most considerable City of the World, but manifestly the greatest Emporium.
When these Assertions have past the Examen of the Critiques, we shall make another Essay, shewing how to apply those Truths to the Honour and Profit of the King and Kingdom of England. |42|
- See p. 525, note.
- Failing health and interest in his Treatise of Ireland, printed in this volume, probably prevented Petty from writing the promised essay.