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POPULATION AND PRODUCTION,
AS THEY ARE AFFECTED BY THE
PROGRESS OF SOCIETY;
WITH A VIEW TO
MORAL AND POLITICAL
JOHN WEYLAND, JUN. ESQ. F. R.S.
PRINTED FOR BALDWIN, CRADOCK, AND JOY,
J. HATCHARD, 190, PICCADILLY; JOSEPH PARKER, OXFORD;
MASTERS, AND SCHOLARS,
UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD.
MY LORDS AND GENTLEMEN,
THE following work is an attempt to establish the elements of society, during the whole of its progress, from the lowest to the highest stages of civilization, upon the basis of sound morals; and to deduce from the hypothesis certain plain and practical principles of moral and political economy for the use of the British student.
On considering to whom I could with the greatest pleasure and propriety dedicate such a work, my