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Correspondence of Adam Smith, ed. E. C. Mossner and I. S. Ross, vol. VI of the Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1987).
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To THOMAS CADELL1
MS., Bodleian Montagu d. 10, fol. 58v; Economic Journal viii (1898), 402–3.
Lower Grosvenor Street, London, 25 Mar. 2
After thanking you very sincerely for the trouble you have already taken about my affairs, I must still beg of you to take a little more; which is that you would not only send all the four boxes as soon as possible to Edinburgh directed to the care of Mr Kincaid, but that you would ensure them to the value of two hundred Pounds; and that likewise you would send me as soon as possible the Account of the whole expence including that of the two last books you was so good as to procure for me; viz, Anderson3 and Postlethwait.4
Dear Sir, Yours sincerely
[1 ]Thomas Cadell (1742–1802), publisher; apprenticed to Andrew Millar as printer, 1758; partner 1765; took over the business 1767; London Alderman 1798; Sheriff 1801–2.
[2 ]Smith gave the date as March 1766, but he was then in Paris.
[3 ]Adam Anderson (1692–1765), author of Historical and Chronological Deduction of the Origin of Commerce (new ed. 1764), much drawn upon in WN; Smith had a copy in his library (1781 list).
[4 ]Malachi Postlethwayt (1717–67), author of The Universal Dictionary of Trade and Commerce (3rd ed. 2 vols., 1766), an expanded English version of the Dictionnaire universal de commerce (1st ed. 3 vols., 1723–30), written mostly by Jacques Savary des Brulons (1657–1716). Both the Dictionary and James Postlethwayt’s History of the Public Revenues from the Revolution to the Present Time (1759) were in Smith’s library.