Letters to Mr. Malthus on Several Subjects of Political Economy, and Particularly on the Cause of the General Stagnation of Commerce
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1821 edition. Excerpt: ...himself by considering unproduc-tive consumers necessary, 32--believes, erroneously, that it is necessary to produce a value which is greater than the costs of production, 34--is alarmed at increase of capital, 34--is against saving, 36,38,42, note--compares the increase of capital to that of children, 42--is against paying off the national debt, 53--attributes no other advantage to the in-vention of machines than increasing the sale of commo-dities, 62--his definition of riches examined, 75. Manufacturer; how a producer, 14--compared with a farmer, 25--why his revenue increased by machinery, although re-duced by competition, 66. Market; want of attributed to want of production, 48--want of in the United States for the productions of commerce, and not for others, 54--shut or diminished inconsequence of the dearness of productions, 58. Matter; nothing in Political Economy, 21, 22. Materials, the original; have no other value than that of the la-bour by which they have been produced (note), 34. Money; is only a transitory agent by means of which what we have to sell is exchanged for what we want to buy, 2, 14. Mills, corn; benefits to consumers from their employment, 66. Nations; are able to purchase all they produce, 26, 27--but not to produce every thing they desire, 43--their convulsions foreseen, 46--are richer in proportion as their productions are cheaper, 82. Nature; it is by obeying that she is commanded, 64. Net produce of lands; useless subject of discussion, 61. New York; why sales are effected there which could not have been so two hundred years ago, 4. New Orleans; destined to become one of the greatest marts in the world, 57. Population, of France, supposed capable of being doubled, 44--it would then be less rude, 45. Price...
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