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Craufurd (George) of Rotterdam letter

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030058139]
Identifier: MS-HUT-002
Scope and Contents The letter was written by George Craufurd of Rotterdam, a Dutch economist, to the Scottish economic writer, George Chalmers. In the letter, Craufurd discusses Chalmers' An estimate of the Comparative Strength of Great Britain during the present and four preceding reigns, and of the losses of her trade from every war since the revolution. He is specifically concerned with the question of bullion and its relation to the balance of trade. The manuscript is bound, and shelved with the...

Davenant, Charles (1656-1714)

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030058113]
Identifier: MS-HUT-011
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two photostatic copies of pamhlets written, 1696-1697, by English economist, Charles Davenant. The copies were produced in the 1930s, and the location of the originals is described in the Provenance. Each photostatic copy is bound as a single volume."A Memorial concerning Creditt And the means and methods by which it may be restored" was written in 1696, and "A Memorial Concerning the Coyn of England," was written in 1697. Davenant wrote...

David Ricardo collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-HUT-006
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of one holograph letter of March 29, 1822 by David Ricardo in which he explains his refusal to become a candidate for Member of Parliament from Liverpool. Apparently, Ricardo had been encouraged to stand for the Liverpool election. The letter cites the expense, anxiety, and future restraints on his time as reasons for declining and states his satisfaction with sitting for Portarlington, Ireland. The letter ends with remarks concerning options for paying duty by holders...

John Stuart Mill letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-HUT-004
Overview Collection of English philosopher and economist, John Stuart Mill, consists of over 300 holographic letters written to him by noted economists, philosophers, theologians, and political figures of the nineteenth century. Drafts of Mill's replies are included along with 43 holographic letters written by Mill to Auguste Comte, 1841-1847. Most of the correspondence is published.