Essay on the Principle of Population

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Essay on the Principle of Population

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Mary Berry to a friend, 14 December, 1798: "During my illness I have finished the 2nd vol. of Wraxhall which I had just begun at Brandsby, and which I like better and better the farther I go. I have consulted, too, one of his authorities for many things in the age of Henry the Third, Montaigne"s Essays, a very curious and an [italics]astonishing[end italics] book, considering the times in which it was written, and which one never consults without entertainment. I have re-read, too, Condorcet"s book, and compared his ideas and arguments on the subject of population with those of the Essay [by Malthus] we have been reading, and certainly the Essay has not only the best of the argument [...] but is absolute [italics]conviction[end italics]on the subject of the different ratios in which population, and the means of subsisting that population, increase".

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Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852

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Notes
In letter of 19 November 1798 to same friend, Mary Berry refers to 'the ""Essay on Population"" which Mr. Wrangham left with you' (see p.73 in source), so book apparently not read as group, but separately by the two readers, Berry having lent it to the other.

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Essay on the Principle of Population

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Evidence

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Source

Extracts of the Journal and Correspondence of Miss Berry From the Year 1783 to 1852

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http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/106548
Accessed on 2019/10/23 19:51:58

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