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Autograph letter signed from Thomas Murray to John Ramsay McCulloch, 12 March 1834
Item — Box CLX-A-355
Scope and Contents An interesting letter giving an insight into the relationship between Murray and the political economist John Ramsay McCulloch (1789'-1864), who imbued him with 'a taste for political economy' (ODNB). In his letter Murray explains that his friends had recently presented him with a piece of plate in thanks for a course of lectures at Edinburgh on history and political economy ('the science of which you are the ornament'). Murray is sure that McCulloch 'would have been delighted to learn that any...
Dates: 12 March 1834