The Demise of Richard Cantillon

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 Demise of Richard Cantillon

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Describes the strange demise of Richard Cantillon in Albemarle Street in 1734. Was he murdered by his French cook or did he arrange his apparent death and escape to the Dutch Colony of Surinam? Who was the mysterious Chevalier de Louvigny who arrived in Surinam with a collection of documents relating to Richard Cantillon?

Keywords: Albemarle Street; escape; Chevalier de Louvigny; murder; Surinam

Chapter.  7876 words. 

Subjects: History of Economic Thought

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