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Henry Charles Carey 1793 B 1879 One of the most highly regarded and best known economist of the early eighteen hundreds was Henry Carey Of all the many American economists in the first half of the nineteenth century the best known especially outside of America was Henry Carey Being born in Philadelphia Careys views were that typically of an American The manor in which he opposed other economists and established his own theories distinguished him as a prominent figure not only in his hometown of Philadelphia but in the entire United States He rejected Malthus and Ricardo on several grounds and accused them of deviating from the views of Adam Smith His belief in the revision of economic thought stemmed from the fact that early classical thinking developed in Europe was not suitable for a newly discovered country such as the United States which consisted of abundant land and scarce labour These aspects will be viewed in detail while examining Careys principle theories However before tackling the unprecedented theories of Carey a description of the mans life and career and writings should first be examined The Life of Henry Carey He was born in 1793 in Philadelphia He was the son of a self-made Irish immigrant Mathew Carey His father whom was a leader in early American economic thinking emigrated from Ireland on account of the political upheaval during the time Henry Carey was also self taught and in 1821 at the age of twenty-eight assumed ownership of his fathers printing press Carey who was a largely self-educated man retired from active business at forty-two in order to devote the rest of his life to his literary career Carey was known for his enormous published output Many believe his quantity took away from the meaning he was trying to corroborate because it was rambling repetitious and diffused the message The publications included thirteen books about three thousand pages of published tracts
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