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Carey, Henry Charles, 1793-1879



  • Existence: 1793 - 1879

Henry Charles Carey (December 15, 1793 – October 13, 1879) was the leading 19th-century economist of the American School, and chief economic adviser to U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.Carey is best known for the book "The Harmony of Interests: Agricultural, Manufacturing, and Commercial" (1851), which denigrates the "British System" of laissez faire free trade capitalism in comparison to the American System of developmental capitalism, which uses tariff protection and government intervention to encourage production and national self-sufficiency.

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George Ticknor letter

Mss 828226
Identifier: Mss 828226
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