Commonplace book of John Barton, [1814-1849], containing statistics, notes on the economic condition of the UK, Europe and the USA, draft essays and cuttings of his letters to the press.
BARTON, John, 1789-1852, economist
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Administrative / Biographical History
Possibly created by John Barton (1789-1852) an economist who lived in Chichester, was well known as a Quaker businessman and man of letters and wrote 'The influence of machinery on labour'. He was also a promoter of, and lecturer at, the Chichester Mechanics Institute (later part of the Literary and Philosophical Society).
Bought in 1952.
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Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.
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