John Law's Edict

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Historical Context Note

John Law, a Scottish economist working in the service of Louis XV of France, publishes an 'Edict' declaring that there is too much money in circulation.
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Editors. "John Law's Edict". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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