The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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Donisthorpe, Wordsworth (1847–1914)

  • Peter Newman
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Wordsworth Donisthorpe was born on 24 March 1847 in Harrogate, graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1869 and was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple in 1879. Thereafter he lived and practised law in London. What is apparently the last of his many books and pamphlets was published in 1913, the year before he died, his habitual enthusiasm as yet undimmed.

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  1. Colvin, S., and J.A. Ewing, eds. 1887. Papers, literary, scientific &c., by the late Fleeming Jenkin, F.R.S., LL.D. With a memoir by Robert Louis Stevenson. 2 vols. London: Longmans, Green.Google Scholar

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