Sir William Petty (1623-87) was a political economist. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Microfilms of William Petty papers, consisting of:
The microfilms were deposited in the Library in 1976 and given in 1993.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).Existence/Location of Originals
The originals are held by the British Library.
A description is available in the Library.
A calendar of some of the collection is available on the open shelves in Duke Humphrey's Library, Bodleian Library (R. Cat. 106w).
Economics | History | 17th century
Economists | Great Britain
Population | Ireland
Shipbuilding | Great Britain
Petty | William | 1623-1687 | Sir | Knight and Political Economist
Petty-Fitzmaurice | Henry William Edmund | 1872-1936 | 6th Marquess of Lansdowne
Ireland | History | 17th century