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The Rich Mississippian and His Wife Mary Anne

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286820
eISBN:
9780191596681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286821.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Cantillon was listed by the 1722 Visa in France as a Mississippian millionaire. Around this time, he married Mary Anne O’Mahony, a friend of people such as Lady Wortley Montagu and Montesquieu.


Debt Collection and Its Legal Consequences

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286820
eISBN:
9780191596681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286821.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

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 ... More


The Strange Accusations of Christopher Balfe

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286820
eISBN:
9780191596681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286821.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

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 ... More


Lady Mary Herbert and Joseph Gage: Two of the Great Speculators of the Age

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198286820
eISBN:
9780191596681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198286821.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Describes Cantillon's involvement with two of the biggest speculators of the period, Lady Mary Herbert, daughter of the Duke of Powis, and Joseph Edward Gage. Both of them borrowed from Cantillon to ... More


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