The Strange Accusations of Christopher Balfe

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

 The Strange Accusations of Christopher Balfe

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Gage and Lady Mary Herbert used the former Dublin apothecary, Christopher Balfe, to prosecute their affairs in France against Cantillon. He accused Cantillon of conspiracy to murder him and Cantillon retaliated by showing that Balfe was a bigamist.

Keywords: Christopher Balfe; bigamy; conspiracy; Joseph Edward Gage; Lady Mary Herbert; litigation

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Subjects: History of Economic Thought

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