Intellectual History Archive

Institute of Intellectual History

Author Files

These files were created while Patricia James was working on her biography of Malthus, and are organised in terms of authors who were contemporaries and critics of Mathus.

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James Archive V 1, pp. 5292-5473
James Archive V 1, pp. 5292-5473
One file labelled 'Writers on Population - 1 - Booth - Place' containing notes and annotated photocopies of David Booth's published defence of his contribution to Godwin's attack on Malthus in 1820 (in effect a reply to Malthus's anonymous review of this work in the Edinburgh Review), together with notes on contemporary and modern authors organized alphabetically.
James Archive V 10, pp. 6938-7088
James Archive V 10, pp. 6938-7088
One file labelled 'Po[itical] Ec[onom]v, Adam Smith eds, McCulloch, Read' consisting of notes and photocopies of J. R. McCulloch's reviews and articles on Malthus-related topics, together with notes on Buchanan's and Blanqui's edition of the Wealth of Nations, and Samuel Read's Political Economy.
James Archive V 11 (a), pp. 7089-7356
James Archive V 11 (a), pp. 7089-7356
[1 of 6] A sequence of 6 files labelled 'People' followed by the letters of the alphabet. This represents James's research on a wide range of individual authors when writing Malthus's biography. The sequence also contains valuable material that connects with other files: for example, under C there is a complete checklist of Edward Clarke's letters and notes and annotated photocopies of his Life and Remains; under E there are notes and transcripts taken from Maria Edgeworth's memoirs, especially those parts relating to Malthus that were not included in the published versions, and other items from the Edgeworth archive; under F there are photocopies of the pamphlets of William Frend, Malthus's tutor; and under J there is the copy of a letter to Malthus from Francis Jeffrey; under S there are copies of some of Sydney Smith's letters to Malthus.
James Archive V 11 (b), pp. 7357-7525
James Archive V 11 (b), pp. 7357-7525
[2 of 6] A sequence of 6 files labelled 'People' followed by the letters of the alphabet. This represents James's research on a wide range of individual authors when writing Malthus's biography. The sequence also contains valuable material that connects with other files: for example, under C there is a complete checklist of Edward Clarke's letters and notes and annotated photocopies of his Life and Remains; under E there are notes and transcripts taken from Maria Edgeworth's memoirs, especially those parts relating to Malthus that were not included in the published versions, and other items from the Edgeworth archive; under F there are photocopies of the pamphlets of William Frend, Malthus's tutor; and under J there is the copy of a letter to Malthus from Francis Jeffrey; under S there are copies of some of Sydney Smith's letters to Malthus.
James Archive V 11 (c), pp. 7526-7692
James Archive V 11 (c), pp. 7526-7692
[3 of 6] A sequence of 6 files labelled 'People' followed by the letters of the alphabet. This represents James's research on a wide range of individual authors when writing Malthus's biography. The sequence also contains valuable material that connects with other files: for example, under C there is a complete checklist of Edward Clarke's letters and notes and annotated photocopies of his Life and Remains; under E there are notes and transcripts taken from Maria Edgeworth's memoirs, especially those parts relating to Malthus that were not included in the published versions, and other items from the Edgeworth archive; under F there are photocopies of the pamphlets of William Frend, Malthus's tutor; and under J there is the copy of a letter to Malthus from Francis Jeffrey; under S there are copies of some of Sydney Smith's letters to Malthus.
James Archive V 11 (d), pp. 7693-7799
James Archive V 11 (d), pp. 7693-7799
[4 of 6] A sequence of 6 files labelled 'People' followed by the letters of the alphabet. This represents James's research on a wide range of individual authors when writing Malthus's biography. The sequence also contains valuable material that connects with other files: for example, under C there is a complete checklist of Edward Clarke's letters and notes and annotated photocopies of his Life and Remains; under E there are notes and transcripts taken from Maria Edgeworth's memoirs, especially those parts relating to Malthus that were not included in the published versions, and other items from the Edgeworth archive; under F there are photocopies of the pamphlets of William Frend, Malthus's tutor; and under J there is the copy of a letter to Malthus from Francis Jeffrey; under S there are copies of some of Sydney Smith's letters to Malthus.
James Archive V 11 (e), pp. 7800-8020
James Archive V 11 (e), pp. 7800-8020
[5 of 6] A sequence of 6 files labelled 'People' followed by the letters of the alphabet. This represents James's research on a wide range of individual authors when writing Malthus's biography. The sequence also contains valuable material that connects with other files: for example, under C there is a complete checklist of Edward Clarke's letters and notes and annotated photocopies of his Life and Remains; under E there are notes and transcripts taken from Maria Edgeworth's memoirs, especially those parts relating to Malthus that were not included in the published versions, and other items from the Edgeworth archive; under F there are photocopies of the pamphlets of William Frend, Malthus's tutor; and under J there is the copy of a letter to Malthus from Francis Jeffrey; under S there are copies of some of Sydney Smith's letters to Malthus.
James Archive V 11 (f), pp. 8021-8232
James Archive V 11 (f), pp. 8021-8232
[6 of 6] A sequence of 6 files labelled 'People' followed by the letters of the alphabet. This represents James's research on a wide range of individual authors when writing Malthus's biography. The sequence also contains valuable material that connects with other files: for example, under C there is a complete checklist of Edward Clarke's letters and notes and annotated photocopies of his Life and Remains; under E there are notes and transcripts taken from Maria Edgeworth's memoirs, especially those parts relating to Malthus that were not included in the published versions, and other items from the Edgeworth archive; under F there are photocopies of the pamphlets of William Frend, Malthus's tutor; and under J there is the copy of a letter to Malthus from Francis Jeffrey; under S there are copies of some of Sydney Smith's letters to Malthus.
James Archive V 2, pp. 5474-5631
James Archive V 2, pp. 5474-5631
One file labelled 'Writers on Population - 2 - Lloyd -Ravenstone' organized alphabetically, the most substantial notes being devoted to Francis Place, under whose name appears the transcript of a letter from Malthus to Place.
James Archive V 3, pp. 5632-5774
James Archive V 3, pp. 5632-5774
One file labelled 'Writers on Population - 3 - Read and Whateley' containing notes and photocopies on Samuel Read, John Barton, Sismondi, J. C. Ross, Michael Sadler, Nassau Senior and Richard Whateley.
James Archive V 4, pp. 5775-5951
James Archive V 4, pp. 5775-5951
One file labelled 'Chalmers - Blake - Lalor - Ganilh - Misc[ellanous]' containing notes and annotated photocopies of the works of these contemporaries of Malthus, including the copy of a letter from Malthus to Blake and copies of Malthus's correspondence with Chalmers (including a photograph of Chalmers's monument in Edinburgh).
James Archive V 5, pp. 5952-6099
James Archive V 5, pp. 5952-6099
One file labelled 'Say, Cazenove, Craig, James Mill' containing notes and photocopies of works by these authors, plus correspondence between James and Barry Gordon on Cazenove and other Malthus sources. There is also a photocopy of the Reply to Mr. Say's Letters to Mr. Malthus written by Cazenove as well as Mr Say's Letters to Mr. Malthus.

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