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Box 3 contains a wide range of Bentham’s writings on the subject of political economy, the vast majority of which was written between 1799 and 1801. As well as containing part of the plans for his Annuity Note scheme (the manuscripts of which are found principally in Box 1 and Box 2) Box 3 contains his writings on several related projects. These include his writings entitled ‘Paper Mischief’, ‘The True Alarm’, and ‘Defence of a Maximum’, which are scheduled to appear in Writings on Political Economy: Volume V within The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham.

  • PLEASE NOTE: The vast majority of Box 3 has now been completed in-house at the Bentham Project for inclusion in Bentham's writings on Political Economy.

Detailed contents of this box are as follows:

  • Folios 1 to 63: Annuity notes - brouillons; 1799-1800
  • Folios 64 to 82: Sinking fund fiction; 1800
  • Folio 83: Political economy - national prospects or a picture of futurity; 1800
  • Folios 84 to 147: Political economy - paper mischief; 1800
  • Folios 148 to 171: Alarm remedies; 1801
  • Folios 172 to 284: Maximum [price of corn]; 1801
  • Folios 285 to 302: Money Traffic. Exchequer notes; [c.1800]
  • Folios 303 to 340: Thoughts on the means of preventing forgery; [c.1800]
  • Folios 341 to 357: Mr. Bentham 's plan for preventing forgery of bank notes; [c.1800]
  • Folios 358 to 505: Annuity notes - contra Eden; 1801
  • Folios 506 to 511: Paper and gold; 1819

Folios from box 3 which have already been partially or fully transcribed are listed under the progress bar below.

Box 3 Progress: Transcription begun

Untranscribed: 564
In Progress: 5
Ready For Review: 45
Completed: 110
Total: 724

0Completed: 110(15.19%)724

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