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Thomas JOPLIN, economist.


  • His Essay.. attacked the monopoly of the Bank of England and proposed the setting up of joint stock banks. This attracted considerable notice and his ideas were at the root of the system initiated in 1828. Joplin’s own banking ventures brought him little profit and he died in some obscurity.

    His subsequent writings were largely ignored. Timber Merchant and banker.


  • Outlines of a System of Political Economy
  • Outlines of a system of political economy written with a view to prove to government and the country, that the cause of the present agricultural distress is entirely artificial, and to suggest a plan for the management of the currency Together with th 22 This book, "Outlines of a system of political economy", by T.
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Died 1847