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John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker$
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Antoin E. Murphy

Print publication date: 1997

Print ISBN-13: 9780198286493

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/019828649X.001.0001

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Duelling Beaux

Duelling Beaux

(p.20) 4 Duelling Beaux
John Law: Economic Theorist and Policy-maker

Antoin E. Murphy (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

Discusses Law's duel with Edmund Wilson in Bloomsbury Square, 1694. Some tentative explanations for the duel including the use of the Love‐Letters Between a Certain Late Nobleman and the Famous Mr. Wilson. Law's condemnation to the scaffold and his escape from prison.

Keywords:   conviction, duel, London, love letters, prison, Edmund Wilson

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