Gavin John Adams ‘John Law: The Lauriston Lecture and Collected Writings’

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John Law: The Lauriston Lecture and Collected Writings is a collection of six unique accounts of the extraordinary life of John Law of Lauriston and the operation of his infamous Mississippi Scheme.

In addition to the first lecture on the life of John Law to be delivered at Law’s ancestral home of Lauriston Castle, also included in this collection are accounts of his life and the Mississippi Scheme by some of the most popular writers of the last 250 years, including: Bram Stoker, the gothic novelist; Washington Irving, the essayist and short story writer; Charles Mackay, the journalist; Adam Smith, the economist; and Voltaire, the enlightenment writer, historian and philosopher.

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  • Paperback: 214 pages
  • Published: September 29, 2017
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1934619159
  • ISBN-13: 978-1934619155
  • Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.5 x 7.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces