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Bernard Cantillon's Expedition to Louisiana, 1719

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print January 1989 | ISBN: 9780198286820
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596681 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198286821.003.0006

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks

 Bernard Cantillon's Expedition to Louisiana, 1719

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Cantillon, John Law, and Joseph Edward Gage financed a colonizing group, led by Cantillon's brother Bernard, to develop a concession of land in French Louisiana in 1719.

Keywords: Bernard Cantillon; colonization; Joseph Edward Gage; John Law; land; Louisiana; New Orleans

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Subjects: History of Economic Thought

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