An Inquiry Into the Causes and Consequences of the Orders in Council: And an Examination of the Conduct of Great Britain Towards the Neutral Commerce of America

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J.M. Richardson, 1808 - Всего страниц: 179

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Стр. 103 - British islands were declared to be in a state of blockade" thereby subjecting to capture and condemnation all vessels, with their cargoes, which should continue to trade with His Majesty's dominions: And whereas, by the same order "all trading in English merchandise is prohibited, and every article of merchandise belonging to England, or coming from her colonies, or of her manufacture, is declared lawful prize.
Стр. 38 - Trade; but the HIGH COURT of ADMIRALTY has expressly decided (and I see no reason to expect that the COURT of APPEAL will vary the rules), that landing the Goods and paying the Duties in the Neutral Country, breaks the continuity of the voyage, and is such an importation as legalizes the trade, although the goods be reshipped in the same Vessel, and on account of the same neutral proprietors, and be forwarded for sale to the mother country or colony.
Стр. 104 - Certificates of Origin' being certificates obtained at the ports of shipment, declaring that the articles of the cargo are not of the produce or manufacture of his Majesty's dominions or to that effect:- And whereas this expedient has been directed by France, and submitted to by such merchants, as part of the new system of warfare directed against the trade of this kingdom, and as the most effectual instrument of accomplishing the same, and it is therefore essentially necessary to resist it; his...
Стр. 104 - ... being certificates obtained at the ports of shipment, declaring that the articles of the cargo are not of the produce or manufacture of His Majesty's dominions, or to that effect. And, whereas, this expedient has been directed by France, and submitted to by such merchants...
Стр. 36 - America has devolved upon me the charge of making known to you, for the information of the government of the United States, the sentiments entertained by his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, upon the existing relations of the two countries.
Стр. 11 - Sweden, is included; no distinction whatever is made between the domestic produce of America, and that of the colonies re-exported from thence. " The trade from America to the colonies of all nations, remains unaltered by the present orders. America may export the produce of her own country, but that of no other, directly...
Стр. 130 - An avowed system of allowing things to take their own course, and of not listening to the interested solicitations of one class or another for relief, whenever the imprudence of speculation has occasioned losses, would, sooner than any artificial remedy, reproduce that equilibrium of demand and supply, which the ardour of gain will frequently derange, but which the same cause, when let alone, will as infallibly restore.
Стр. 12 - With the above exception, all articles, whether of domestic or colonial produce, exported by America to Europe, must...
Стр. 103 - January last, has not answered the desired purpose, either of compelling the enemy to recall those orders, or of inducing neutral nations to interpose, with effect, to obtain their revocation ; but on the contrary, the same have been recently enforced with increased rigour.

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