Cantillon's Début as a Banker in Paris, 1714–1717

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print January 1989 | ISBN: 9780198286820
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596681 | DOI:

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks

 Cantillon's Début as a Banker in Paris, 1714–1717

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Cantillon took over the Parisian‐based banking business of his cousin, the Chevalier Richard Cantillon, during the period 1714–17. One of his early transactions involved discounting a bill of exchange for the former Tory minister Bolingbroke who had fled from London to Paris.

Keywords: Chevalier Richard Cantillon; banking; bills of exchange; chamber of justice; Henry St John; Paris; visa; Viscount Bolingbroke

Chapter.  10285 words. 

Subjects: History of Economic Thought

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