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An Inquiry into the Nature and Progress of Rent, and the Principles by which it is Regulated.

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Published: 1815
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,858 / 47 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 35.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 839
mnybks.net#: 4697
Genre: Essays
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state, and on which they ultimately fall.

And it has, perhaps, a particular claim to our attention at the present moment, on account of the discussions which are going on respecting the corn laws, and the effects of rent on the price of raw produce, and the progress of agricultural improvement.

The rent of land may be defined to be that portion of the value of the whole produce which remains to the owner of the land, after all the outgoings belonging to its cultivation, of whatever kind, have been paid, including the profits of the capital employed, estimated according to the usual and ordinary rate of the profits of agricultural stock at the time being.

It sometimes happens, that from accidental and temporary circumstances, the farmer pays more, or less, than this; but this is the point towards which the actual rents paid are constantly gravitating, and which is therefore always referred to when the term is used in a general sense.

The immediate cause of rent is obviously the exc

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