The Commercial Restraints of Ireland, Considered in a Series of Letters to a Noble Lord: Containing an Historical Account of the Affairs of that Kingdom. Dublin, 1779

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M.H. Gill, 1888 - Всего страниц: 190
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Стр. xxxvi - Library of the college of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin...
Стр. 106 - ... the greatest and most profitable commodities of this kingdom, on which the value of lands, and the trade of the nation do chiefly depend ; and whereas great quantities of the like manufactures have of late been made, and are daily increasing in the kingdom of Ireland, and in the English plantations in America, and are exported from thence to foreign markets, heretofore supplied from England, which will inevitably sink the value of lands, and tend to the ruin of the trade, and the woollen manufactures...
Стр. lxxxvi - The Irish are in a most unnatural state ; for we see there the minority prevailing over the majority. There is no instance, even in the ten persecutions, of such severity as that which the Protestants of Ireland have exercised against the Catholics.
Стр. 168 - Majesty that it is not by temporary expedients, but by a free trade alone, that this nation is now to be saved from impending ruin.
Стр. 65 - We pray leave to assure your Excellencies that we shall heartily endeavour to establish a linen and hempen manufacture here, and to render the same useful to England, as well as advantageous to this kingdom ; and we hope to find such a temperament in respect to the woollen trade here that the same may not be injurious to England.
Стр. cvii - Ireland, to make it their care, and use their utmost diligence, to hinder the exportation of wool from Ireland, except to be imported hither, and for the discouraging the woollen manufactures, and encouraging the linen manufactures in Ireland, to which we shall always be ready to give our utmost assistance.
Стр. 71 - It is not the actual greatness of national wealth, but its continual increase, which occasions a rise in the wages of labour. It is not, accordingly, in the richest countries, but in the most thriving, or in those which are growing rich the fastest, that the wages of labour are highest.
Стр. 104 - ... yet more beneficial and advantageous unto it in the further employment and increase of English shipping and seamen, vent of English woollen and other manufactures and commodities, rendering the navigation to and from the same more safe and cheap, and making this kingdom a staple, not only of the commodities of those plantations, but also of the commodities of other countries and places, for the supplying of them; and it being the usage of other nations to keep their plantations trade to themselves.
Стр. lviii - ... remained undiminished to the last. He was a man of high spirit ; when he left opposition in 1760, and took the prime serjeantcy, some of his enemies attempted to attack him in the House of Commons ; but he asserted himself with such a lofty and firm tone, that it was thought prudent to attack him no more. In private life he was amiable, and in the several duties of father and husband, most exemplary.
Стр. 63 - I shall do all that in me lies to discourage the woollen manufacture in Ireland, and to encourage the linen manufacture there, and to promote the trade of England.

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