Several of the homes in the neighborhood date to the s, when Adrian was linked by railroad to ToledoTecumsehMonroeand Hudsonand became the sixth largest city in Michigan.
Reflections on the Formation and the Distribution of Riches Turgot's best known work, Reflections on the Formation and Distribution of Wealth was written early in the period of his intendancy, ostensibly for the benefit of two young Chinese students.
Dupont, however, made various alterations in the text, in order to bring it more into accordance with Quesnay's doctrines, which led to a coolness between him and Turgot. He also proposes a notable theory of the interest rate. In addition he demanded the complete freedom of commerce and industry.
His appointment met with general approval, and was hailed with enthusiasm by the philosophes. A month later 24 August he was appointed Controller-General of Finances. His first act was to submit to the king a statement of his guiding principles: All departmental expenses were to be submitted for the approval of the controller-general, a number of sinecures were suppressed, the holders of them being compensated, and the abuse of the acquits au comptant was attacked, while Turgot appealed personally to the king against the lavish giving of places and pensions.
He also prepared a regular budget.
He suppressed, however, a number of octrois and minor duties, [b] and opposed, on grounds of economy, the participation of France in the American Revolutionary Warthough without success. A striking feature was the preamble, setting forth the doctrines on which the edict was based, which won the praise of the philosophes and the ridicule of the wits; this Turgot rewrote three times, it is said, in order to make it "so clear that any village judge could explain it to the peasants.
But Turgot's worst enemy was the poor harvest ofwhich led to a slight rise in the price of bread in the winter and early spring of — In April disturbances arose at Dijonand early in May there occurred those extraordinary bread-riots known as the guerre des farineswhich may be looked upon as a first sample of the French Revolutionso carefully were they organized.
Turgot showed great firmness and decision in repressing the riots, and was loyally supported by the king throughout. His position was strengthened by the entry of Malesherbes into the ministry July In the preamble to the former Turgot boldly announced as his object the abolition of privilege, and the subjection of all three Estates of the realm to taxation; the clergy were afterwards excepted, at the request of Maurepas.
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In the preamble to the edict on the jurandes he laid down as a principle the right of every man to work without restriction. His attacks on privilege had won him the hatred of the nobles and the parlements ; his attempted reforms in the royal household, that of the court; his free trade legislation, that of the financiers ; his views on tolerance and his agitation for the suppression of the phrase that was offensive to Protestants in the king's coronation oath, that of the clergy; and his edict on the jurandes, that of the rich bourgeoisie of Paris and others, such as the prince de Contiwhose interests were involved.
Even his friend Malesherbes thought he was too rash, and was, moreover, himself discouraged and wished to resign. The alienation of Maurepas was also increasing. Whether through jealousy of the ascendancy which Turgot had acquired over the king, or through the natural incompatibility of their characters, he was already inclined to take sides against Turgot, and the reconciliation between him and the queen, which took place about this time, meant that he was henceforth the tool of the Polignac clique and the Choiseul party.
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Go to: Distributed Proofreaders. Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Baron de l'Aulne (/ t ʊər ˈ ɡ oʊ /; French: ; 10 May – 18 March ), commonly known as Turgot, was a French economist and regardbouddhiste.comally considered a physiocrat, he is today best remembered as an early advocate for economic liberalism.
He is thought to be the first economist to have recognized the law of diminishing marginal returns in agriculture.
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