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Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist$
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Antoin E. Murphy

Print publication date: 1989

Print ISBN-13: 9780198286820

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198286821.001.0001

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Cantillon's Early Career

Cantillon's Early Career

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Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

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Cantillon's links with the Jacobite banker, Sir Daniel Arthur, are shown. Cantillon's early career is traced showing how he worked for James Brydges, later the Duke of Chandos, the Paymaster General of the Forces Abroad and one of the biggest war profiteers of the eighteenth century. Cantillon acted as a type of accountant for Brydges in Spain towards the end of the War of the Spanish Succession.

Keywords:   James Brydges, banking, Duke of Chandos, Lord Carnarvon, profiteering, Sir Daniel Arthur, War of the Spanish Succession

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