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The Demise of Richard Cantillon

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:
10.1093/0198286821.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

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 ... More


‘I have written too much’1

Mary O’Connell

in Byron and John Murray: A Poet and His Publisher

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781781381335
eISBN:
9781781384916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381335.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter describes the relationship between Byron and John Murray during Byron’s ‘years of fame’, years characterised by massive commercial success and popularity. Murray acquired fashionable new ... More


Manners and Costumes

Jason Thompson

in Edward William Lane 1801–1876: The Life of the Pioneering Egyptologist and Orientalist

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162879
eISBN:
9781617970214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162879.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Private problems did not prevent Lane from working. He was indeed busy, for this was when he submitted the second draft of Description of Egypt to the publishing firm of John Murray. It was founded ... More


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