SMITH, Charles William, fl 1893-1912, writer on economics

Scope and Content

Papers of Charles William Smith, [1895-1910], comprising papers, correspondence and press cuttings relating to stock exchange speculation.

Administrative / Biographical History

Possibly Charles William Smith of Liverpool, who published a series of books and articles on international trade, including Commercial gambling: the principal causes of depression in agriculture and trade (Sampson Low and Co, London, 1893), Original theories upon and remedies for depression in trade, land, agriculture and silver (Sampson Low and Co, London, 1893); International, commercial and financial gambling in `Options and Futures' (PS King and Son, 1906), and The South African war and the `Bear' operator: a financial revolution (PS King and Son, London, 1912).



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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Fragile paper.

Archivist's Note

Sources: British Library On-Line Public Access Catalogue 97. Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Conditions Governing Use

No copyright restrictions.

Custodial History

Transferred from the Library Pamphlet Collection in 1999.