Document ReferenceOs C 391
TitleNotes by J.E. Denison on Edmund Burke's 'Thoughts [and Details] on Scarcity'; n.d. [1847-49]
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to condition of labouring classes; comments on wage rates and price of commodities; states that labour is commodity which 'rises or falls according to the demand'; refers to relationship between farmers, labourers and profit; believes individual success is to the general good.
Termeconomy, England
publications, books, 'Thoughts and Details on Scarcity'
poverty, attitudes towards
social conditions, England

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA10014Burke; Edmund (1729-1797); Mr; statesman and author1729-1797
NA199Denison; J. Evelyn (1800-1873); 1st Viscount Ossington; M.P. Speaker of House of Commons 1857-72 created Viscount Ossington 18721800-1873
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