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The Politics of the Free Market, c. 1664

This anonymous pamphlet, written by Charpentier at the request of Colbert, was one of the first publications to discuss the founding of the French East India Company.

Charpentier’s Discours d’un fiedele sujet du Roy, touchant l’establissement d’une compagnie Francoise pour le commerce des Indes Orientales: Adresse a tous les Francoise (Paris: n.p., 1664).