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THOMAS MUN (1571–1641)

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 1 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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THOMAS MUN (1571–1641), English writer on economics, was the third son of John Mun, mercer, of London. He began by engaging in Mediterranean trade, and afterwards settled down in London, amassing a large fortune. He was a member of the committee of the East India Company and of the standing commission on trade appointed in 1622. In 1621 Mun published A Discourse of Trade from England unto the East Indies. But it is by his England's Treasure by' Forraign Trade that he is
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