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Debt Collection and Its Legal Consequences

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/10.1093/0198286821.003.0011

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks

 Debt Collection and Its Legal Consequences

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Having lost their fortunes in the Mississippi Company and the South Sea, Joseph Gage, Lady Mary Herbert, and various members of her family sued Cantillon at both a criminal and civil level in an effort to stave off bankruptcy.

Keywords: bankruptcy; Richard Cantillon; debt; Joseph Edward Gage; Lady Mary Herbert; litigation; Mississippi Company; South Sea Bubble

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Subjects: History of Economic Thought

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