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The Industrial and Commercial History of England, Vol. 1

The Industrial and Commercial History of England, Vol. 1

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Excerpt from The Industrial and Commercial History of England, Vol. 1: Lectures Delivered to the University of Oxford

The discourses in the present volume, which contains almost all the hitherto unpublished comments on the Economic History of England delivered in public by my father, were originally given in the form of lectures in the University of Oxford. They were given in the hall of Worcester College in the autumn of 1888, and the spring of 1889. Although it had been his intention to publish these lectures some day in the form of a book, they were found at his death in the same form as they were composed originally, with the addition of a few pencil notes alone. For, in accordance with a very common practice, he considered it advisable to repeat these two courses before they were finally committed to print. There is always a certain weighty sense of responsibility attached to the work of editing the writings of another. But this feeling is accentuated when the text is not in the condition which the author would have considered final. It would have impaired the value of the book had it been given to the world exactly as it stood, because it was so full of those local and personal allusions, with which my father used to illustrate his arguments, that though the interest might have been increased for a certain class of readers, the point would often have been missed by others. There are passages in the ms. Which I am sure my father would not have kept in his proofs. But, on the other hand, it is out of place in an editor to alter the text of his author, if there is any possibility of the reader thereby misinterpreting the meaning, or getting any false impres sion. And yet I am conscious that there are instances where the progress of economic research, or the march of history, has dis.

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