By David Ricardo
This quantity is a set of non-public correspondence and first-person reminiscences that concentrate on Ricardo's lifestyles open air of his political financial endeavors. those missives drawback the features of Ricardo's existence that encompass his personality, his amiable and beneficiant nature, his profitable company dealings, and his own relationships. It incorporates a memoir written by way of certainly one of his brothers that sheds gentle approximately his kin, his formative early life, and his schooling. There are chapters on his front into the inventory industry as an insignificant teen and documents of his meteoric climb in the monetary neighborhood to a very profitable station. the complete sequence comprises: quantity 1: at the ideas of Political financial system and Taxation quantity 2: Notes on Malthus’s rules of Political economic climate quantity three: Pamphlets and Papers 1809-1811 quantity four: Pamphlets and Papers 1815-1823 quantity five: Speeches and facts quantity 6: Letters 1810-1815 quantity 7: Letters 1816-1818 quantity eight: Letters 1819-1821 quantity nine: Letters 1821-1823 quantity 10: Biographical Miscellany quantity eleven: common Index
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25, n. 3) the municipal archives of Amsterdam record in February 1673 the birth of a child to Rehuel Cohen Lobatto and Rebecca Israel Ricardo. 2 Hollander gives as his source ‘a genealogical tree, now in the possession of the main stem of the family in Amsterdam’ (op. cit. p. 23). 3 The editor is indebted to Dr Umberto Nahon for researches in the archives of the Comunita` israelitica of Livorno in 1932, and to Dr Elio Toaff for further researches in 1953 both in what survives of those records and in the State archive of Livorno.
2 Abraham Ricardo was married on 30 April 1769 to Abigail Delvalle; she was only sixteen years of age and some twenty years his junior. There is a story in the family that ‘he would not marry young as he did not wish to have a large family’. 3 Yet the marriage resulted in an astonishing number of children: no less than seventeen (and possibly as many as twenty-three), 4 of whom fifteen grew up—nine sons and six daughters. Of the sons, six eventually followed the family profession as stockbrokers.
3 According to one account, ‘Mr Ricardo, in relinquishing the religious sentiments of his ancestors, is said to have adopted the principles of Unitarianism’. , published from 1830 to 1842. 2 Mc Culloch’s edition of Ricardo’s Works, 1846. The new version is adopted in the 8th ed. of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1853–1860. , Book iii, pp. 28 and 39–40. G. M. Tre- velyan, speaking of the new millowner at the end of the Napoleonic War, says that ‘as likely as not he became a Unitarian, to express his intellectual and social independence’ (British History in the Nineteenth Century, p.
Biographical Miscellany Vol 10 by David Ricardo