Author:William Jacob

William Jacob

English merchant and writer


  • "Travels in the South of Spain," London, 1811
  • "Considerations on the Protection required by British Agriculture, and on the Influence of the Price of Corn on Exportable Productions," London, 1814.
  • "A Letter to Samuel Whitbread, Esq., M.P., being a Sequel to “Considerations” … To which are added, Remarks on the Publications of a Fellow of University College, Oxford, Mr. Ricardo, and Mr. Torrens," London, 1815.
  • "An Inquiry into the Causes of Agricultural Distress,’ London, 1816 (also in the "Pamphleteer," 1817, x. 395–418).
  • "A View of the Agriculture, Manufacture, Statistics, and State of Society of Germany and parts of Holland and France, taken during a Journey through those Countries in 1819," London, 1820.
  • "Report on the Trade in Foreign Corn, and on the Agriculture of the North of Europe. … To which is added an Appendix of Official Documents, Averages of Prices," &c., 2nd edit., London, 1826.
  • "A Report … respecting the Agriculture and the Trade in Corn in some of the Continental States of Northern Europe,’ dated 16 March 1828, in the ‘Pamphleteer,’ 1828, xxix. 361–456.
  • "Tracts relating to the Corn Trade and Corn Laws, including the Second Report ordered to be printed by the two Houses of Parliament,’ 3 pts., London, 1828.
  • "An Historical Inquiry into the Production and Consumption of the Precious Metals,’ 2 vols., London, 1831 (translated into German by C. T. Kleinschrod, 2 vols., Leipzig, 1838).

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