Josiah Tucker

Date 1713 - 1799
Biographical NotesEconomist and political writer. Appointed curate of St Stevens, Bristol, in 1737. Appointed chaplain to Bishop Joseph Butler in 1738. He became Dean of Gloucester in 1758. His major work on economics, 'A Brief Essay on the Advantages and Disadvantages, which Respectively Attend France and Great Britain' (1749), went through numerous editions. His 'Instructions for Travellers', published in 1757, was part of a larger unpublished work on commerce.
Work(s)Author of Instructions for Travellers (1757 - 1758)