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One man is holding scales which appear unbalanced as a crowd of people on the left are discussing the situation. Etching.

Lettering: The Great Financier, or British Economy for the Years 1763, 1764, 1765. Our Budget is empty , & upward it flies, But our Debt is too unwieldy and sullen to rise: Such Wonders our Grand Financier can Dispense. That he'll pay off ten Millions by saving ten pence. Derry down. ...