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The Best of the OLL No. 8: Jean-Baptiste Say, “Of the Right of Property” (1819)

This is part of “The Best of the Online Library of Liberty” which is a collection of some of the most important material in the OLL. This one comes from Jean-Baptiste Say’s *Treatise on Political Economy* in which very early on in the book he presents his defence of the right of property in physical things as well as one’s own “talents and faculties.”