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Thomas JOPLIN

economist

Thomas JOPLIN, economist.

Career

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.

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