Senior, Nassau William, 1790-1864

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Dates:
Birth 1790-09-26
Death 1864-06-04
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

English economist.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (6) : various places, to Madame Blaze de Bury, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270853641

From the description of Autograph letter signed : to M. Leganz. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270663817

From the description of Autograph letter : to John Horsley Palmer, Esq. [Gov. of Bank of England]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270664118

Epithet: of Add MS 28512

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000800.0x000059

Nassau William Senior (1790-1864) was educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford University, gaining an MA in 1815. He became a barrister at Lincoln's Inn, London, in 1819. He held the position of Professor of Political Economy at Oxford, 1825-1830 and 1847-1852, and was a member of the Poor Law Commission in 1833, for which he wrote the report (1834). Senior was a Master in Chancery from 1836 to 1855. A list of his publications may be found in the British Library catalogue.

From the guide to the Senior, Nassau William, 1834, (Senate House Library, University of London)

Epithet: of Add MS 34581

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000800.0x00005a

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Subjects:

  • Economists--Correspondence
  • Economists--19th century--Archives
  • Authors, English--19th century--Archives
  • Landlord and tenant--History--Sources
  • Social welfare
  • Land tenure--History--Sources

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  • England (as recorded)
  • Stanford, Norfolk (as recorded)
  • Ireland (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)