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John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker$

Antoin E. Murphy

Print publication date: 1997

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Bibliography references:

There is a most comprehensive bibliography of works relating to Law by Paul Harsin, in an Appendix to Edgar Faure, La Banqueroute de Law (Paris, 1977). Additional books on Law and the Mississippi System are:

Haudrere, Robert. La Compagnie française des Indes au xviiie siècle (Paris, 1989).

Minton, Robert. John Law: The Father of Paper Money (New York, 1975).

The bibliography listed below relates to works cited in the text.

A Bank Dialogue between Dr. H. C. and a Country Gentleman (London, 1695).

A Letter to Mr. Law, upon his arrival in Great Britain (London, 1721).

An Essay for Promoting of Trade and Increasing the Coin of the Nation (1705).

A Proposal anent Usury and Procuring of Money (1705).

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Barbon, Nicholas. A Discourse of Trade (London, 1690).

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Baschet, A. Histoire du dépôt des Archives des Affaires Etrangères (1875).

Bass, Thomas A. The Newtonian Casino (Harmondsworth, 1991).

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(p.372) Chamberlen, Hugh (cont.) Animadversions upon a Few Small Circumstantial Differences, betwixt the Proposal for a Land‐Credit, reported to be Mr. Law's and Dr. Chamberlen's, both of them plainly agreeing the Foundation, as they are contained in the 6 and 7 Chap. of a Book Intituled, Money and Trade Considered, & c. (1705).

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