Sir William Petty

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History Today
Vol. 15, no. 2 (February 1965), p. 126-134

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An accomplished Latin poet, no less distinguished in "council and prudent matters of state," an expert cartographer and an enterprising ship-builder, Petty was a many-sided man, typical of the scientific spirit of the later 17th century