Historical Period: The 19th Century
Raguet (1784-1842) was born in Philadelphia of French parents. He was elected to Congress in the Federalist Party but after the Panic of 1819 became increasingly in favor of sound banking and free trade. He served as Consul to Brazil under President Monroe.
Quotes from Condy Raguet:
- Condy Raguet on the anti-Christian character of protection and the need for peace on earth
- Condy Raguet argues that governments cannot create wealth by means of legislation and that individuals are better judges of the best way to use their capital and labor than governments
Titles from Condy Raguet:
- Author: The Principles of Free Trade