A Discourse on Trade: And Other Matters Relative to it

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T. Osborne, 1745 - Bedding and Linens - 212 pages
 

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Page 128 - Remedy whereof, be it enacted by the King's Moft Excellent Majefty, by and with the Advice and Confent of the Lords Spiritual...
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Page 48 - Gary: ... it having been a great question among many thoughtful Men whether our Foreign Plantations have been an advantage to this Nation, the reasons they give against them are, that they have drained us of Multitudes of our People who might have been serviceable at home and advanced Improvements in Husbandry and Manufacture; That the Kingdom of England is worse Peopled by so much as they are increased; and that Inhabitants being the Wealth of a Nation, by how much they are lessened, by so much...
Page 48 - ... how much they are lessened, by so much we are poorer than when we first began to settle our Foreign Colonies; Though I allow the last Proposition to be true, that People are or may be made the Wealth of a Nation .... Its my Opinion that our Plantations are an Advantage .... every one more or less, as they take off our Product and Manufactures, supply us with Commodities which may be either wrought up here, or Exported again, or prevent fetching things of the same Nature from other Princes for...
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Page 173 - To the right honourable, the lords spiritual and temporal, and to the knights, citizens, and burgesses of the honourable House of Commons, now assembled in parliament.

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