Books By: Leggett, William

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Democratick Editorials

Democratick Editorials: Essays in Jacksonian Political Economy By William Leggett
Edited and with a Foreword by Lawrence H. White

American History Political Thought

William Leggett (1801–1839) was the intellectual leader of the laissez-faire wing of Jacksonian democracy. His diverse writings applied the principle of equal rights to liberty and property. These editorials maintain a historical and contemporary relevance.