Portrait of Henry Thornton

Quotes by Henry Thornton

1760 – 1815

Thornton was a merchant banker and founder of the Clapham Sect of evangelical reformers which included William Wilberforce, Thomas Clarkson, Granville Sharp, and Zacharay Macaulay.


Money & Banking

Friedrich Hayek rediscovers the importance of Henry Thornton’s early 19th century work on “paper credit” and its role in financing the British Empire (1802)

Henry Thornton