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Carey Henry Charles

Carey, Henry Charles, economist, was born in 1793 in Philadelphia. The eldest son of Mathew Carey, a publisher, he in 1814 joined his father's business, remaining in it till 1835. He thereafter retired, devoting himself to study, and in 1836 began to publish his Principles of Political Economy. This was followed by other works, chief amongst which may be mentioned, The Credit System of France, Great Britain, and the United States, The Past, the Present, and the Future, and The Principles of Social Science. He was a protectionist - so far at any rate as America was concerned, and opposed to Ricardo's theory of rent, and to an international copyright. He died in 1879.