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Postlethwayt, Malachylocked

  • Peter Groenewegen


Postlethwayt, Malachy (c. 1707–1767), writer on economics and publicist, is a figure about whose origins and formal education nothing is known. He may have been the brother of James Postlethwayt (d. 1761), who was also a writer on economic matters. The entry on chemistry in ...

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