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The History of Jamaica. Or, General Survey of the Antient and Modern State of That Island; With Reflections on Its Situation, Settlements, Inhabitants (Paperback) Loot Price: R418
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The History of Jamaica. Or, General Survey of the Antient and Modern State of That Island; With Reflections on Its Situation,...
The History of Jamaica. Or, General Survey of the Antient and Modern State of That Island; With Reflections on Its Situation,...

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The History of Jamaica. Or, General Survey of the Antient and Modern State of That Island; With Reflections on Its Situation, Settlements, Inhabitants (Paperback)

Edward Long

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1774 edition. Excerpt: ... Total, js. 1,476,007 "Exports, .1,835,287, reduced to sterling, 1,310,919 59 Imports, . 1,4760,07, ditto, 1,054,290 15 8 The Exports exceed the Imports, by j . 359,2280 currency, sterling, 256,628 10 1 It would appear therefore, at first view, that Jamaica gained a clear ibalance of 359,280/. currency above; but against rhisfom, we may place the following, set-offs. By money spent in Great Britain and Ireland, by absentees, annuitants, and for education of youth, and by lodgements, all which cannot he sterling, computed at less than JT 280,000 currency, rrsterling, DEGREES. 200,000 By annual payment or gain of interest, at 5 /. per cent, . on money lent, the princi-' palsuppafedabout DEGREESoojooo/. 49,000 35,000 js- 329,000 .235,000 Allowing this detail to be tolerably just, as I venture to imagine it is, the balance account will stand thus: To clear balance gained by trade with Great Britain J. . cum jT. t. d and Ireland, ---- J 30,280 = sterling, 21,62$ 10 I r] This is a modem article of import, and of late much used in -cookery.. What an unpardonable example of supineness and laziness among, the inhabitants who might supply themselves with any quantity of it, and of a far Wter quality, as the Spaniards f this island formerly used, who -exported every year a great abundance of it, over and abore satisfying their own consumption, *>bich was- not small, as they had Do other succedaneum far butter. ltd ditto gained by foreign . s. 4 trade, chiefly with South America, currency, 35.000 = sterling, 25,000 o Q 65,280 46,628 10 1 Per contra. > By annual balance of trade with North America, paid in money, or bills of exchange on Great Britain, but chiefly the former, Ciirr. 63,450 =...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Edward Long
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 232
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-37349-2
Barcode: 9781230373492
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > American history > 1500 to 1800
Books > History > American history > 1500 to 1800
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LSN: 1-230-37349-7

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