Intellectual History Archive

Institute of Intellectual History

Topic Files

These files were also created while Patricia James was researching her biography of Malthus, but they deal with various topical questions on which Malthus and his contemporaries wrote.

James Archive III 1, pp. 3633-3760
James Archive III 1, pp. 3633-3760
One file labelled 'M[althus]'s Value, Bailey, Verbalist Demander' containing an annotated photocopy of Malthus's Measure of Value, notes on Samuel Bailey's works, annotated photocopies of Verbal Disputes in Political Economy and Inquiry into the Nature of Demand.
James Archive III 2, pp. 3761-3938
James Archive III 2, pp. 3761-3938
One file labelled 'Currency' consisting of notes and photocopies of pamphlets and articles relating to the bullion controversy, including Malthus's article in the Edinburgh Review in 1810-11.
James Archive III 3, pp. 3939-4023
James Archive III 3, pp. 3939-4023
One file labelled 'Ireland' consisting of notes and photocopies relating to Malthus's review of Newenham on the state of Ireland in the Edinburgh Review, including photocopies of Malthus's letters to Henry Parnell on tithes, rent, and Ireland.
James Archive III 4, pp. 4024-4053
James Archive III 4, pp. 4024-4053
One file labelled 'Artizans and Machinery/Combination Laws' consisting of correspondence with William Grampp on his work on "Malthus and his Contemporaries" and "The Economists and the Combinations Laws" plus notes and photocopies of the Report of the Select Committee on Artizans and Machinery, 1824.
James Archive III 5, pp. 4054-4106
James Archive III 5, pp. 4054-4106
One file labelled 'C[ommitt]ee on Emigration' consisting of photocopies of the Report of the Select Committee on Emigration, 1826-7, including Malthus's testimony.
James Archive III 6, pp. 4107-4222
James Archive III 6, pp. 4107-4222
One file labelled 'Poor Law (except for Weyland) - High Price of Provisions' including notes and photocopies on articles, pamphlets and books on the Poor Laws, including the work of John Barton, William Wilberforce and Samuel Whitbread.
James Archive III 7, pp. 4223-4355
James Archive III 7, pp. 4223-4355
One file labelled 'Pol[itical] Ec[onom]y Review Articles' containing the copy of an extract from a Malthus letter held at the University of Illinois, notes on Brougham's review of Lauderdale, a photocopy of the Quarterly Review article on Tooke, notes on the debate aroused by the Selective Employment Tax (1966), photocopies of articles from Blackwood's Magazine, the Edinburgh Review, Quarterly Review, the review of Malthus's Principles in British Critic, and copies of Malthus's published lectures to the Royal Society of Literature in 1825 and 1827.