L'espansione commerciale e coloniale degli stati moderni ...

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Fratelli Bocca, 1906 - 499 páginas
 

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Página 270 - An Act to encourage the Importation of Pig and Bar Iron from his Majestie's Colonies in America, and to prevent the Erection of any Mill or other Engine for slitting or Rolling of Iron, or any plating Forge to work with a Tilt Hammer, or any Furnace for making Steel...
Página 33 - Io son fatta da Dio, sua mercé, tale, Che la vostra miseria non mi tange, Né fiamma d' esto incendio non m
Página 506 - Books not returned on time are subject to a fine of 50c per volume after thè third day overdue, increasing to $1.00 per volume after thè sixth day. Books not in demand may be renewed if application is made before expiration of loan period.
Página 273 - That the whole American people was forbidden the advantage of a direct importation of wine, oil, and fruit, from Portugal, but must take them loaded with all the expense of a voyage one thousand leagues round about, being to be landed first in England, to be re-shipped for America...
Página 270 - The Governor of Massachusetts Bay informed us that in some parts of this Province the inhabitants worked up their wool and flax into an ordinary coarse cloth for their own use, but did not export any.
Página 113 - En effet, quelle vie que celle d'un ouvrier fabricant! Toujours il devance le lever de l'aurore et prolonge ses travaux bien avant dans la nuit pour pouvoir, par la longueur du temps, compenser la modicité des salaires insuffisans. Pendant les trois...
Página 273 - America had been estimated here, when the interests of a few of the inhabitants of Great Britain happened to have the smallest competition with it. That the whole American people was forbidden the advantage of a direct importation of wine, oil, and fruit, from Portugal ; but must take them loaded with all the...
Página 289 - Britain is a country of manufactures without materials — a trading nation without commodities to trade upon — and a maritime power without...
Página 271 - For whereas in our trade thither, it sometimes happens that the crops of tobacco, sugar, &c., fall short, many ships in that case are obliged to come home to Great Britain bad freighted, and some remain there a whole season, waiting for the next crop." It was therefore imagined by the House of Commons, that if encouragement were given for bringing timber from our plantations, full freight would be secured for our ships, and the demand from our northern colonies, for British manufactures of all kinds,...
Página 264 - But while the preparations were yet making for the reduction of the colonies, which still preserved an appearance of loyalty, the commercial policy of England underwent an important revision, and the new system, as it was based upon the permanent interests of English merchants and ship-builders, obtained a consistency and durability which could never have been gained by the feeble selfishness of the Stuarts. It is the ancient fate of colonies to be planted by the daring of the poor and the hardy;...

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