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Title Augusta triumphans [electronic resource] : or, the way to make London the most flourishing city in the universe. First, by establishing an university where Gentlemen may have Academical Education under the Eye of their Friends. II. By an Hospital for Foundlings. III. By forming an Academy of Sciences at Christ's-Hospital. IV. By suppressing pretended Mad-Houses, where many of the fair Sex are unjustly confin'd, while their Husbands keep Mistresses, &c. and many Widows are lock'd up for the Sake of their Jointure. V. To save our Youth from Destruction, by clearing the Streets of impudent Strumpets. Suppressing Gaming - Tables, and Sunday Debauches. VI. To save our lower Class of People from utter Ruin, and render them useful by preventing the immoderate Use of Geneva: With a frank Explosion of many other common Abuses, and incontestable Rules for Amendment. Concluding with an effectual method to prevent street robberies; and a letter to Coll. Robinson, on account of the orphan's tax. By Andrew Moreton, Esq; .
Imprint London : printed for J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, and sold by E. Nutt at the Royal-Exchange, A. Dodd without Temple-Bar, N. Blandford at Charing-Cross, and J. Stagg in Westminster-Hall, [1729]

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Edition The second edition.
Description 63,[1]p. ; 8⁰.
Note Andrew Moreton = Daniel Defoe.
The first edition was published anonmously, without the pseudonym.
Partly reissued in 1731 as 'The generous projector, ..'.
Price from imprint: price One-Shilling.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Subject Social problems -- Early works to 1800.
London (England) -- Social conditions -- Early works to 1800.