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Loyalty Vindicated Volume 2; Being an Answer to a Late False, Seditious and Scandalous Pamphlet, Entituled, a Letter from a Gent., Etc. (Paperback) Loot Price: R461
Discovery Miles 4 610
Loyalty Vindicated Volume 2; Being an Answer to a Late False, Seditious and Scandalous Pamphlet, Entituled, a Letter from a...

Loyalty Vindicated Volume 2; Being an Answer to a Late False, Seditious and Scandalous Pamphlet, Entituled, a Letter from a Gent., Etc. (Paperback)

George Chalmers

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 Excerpt: ...of Assembly in the manner before mentioned. Mr Smith has given a pretty full account, how much Mr Burnet studied the true interest of the province more than any before him or any since. N o instance can be given of oppression in any shape. No man was more free from Avarice. He was generous to a degree so far that if he erred it was not in takeing sufficient care of his private interest. He expended yearly considerable sums in private charitie, which he managed so that none knew of them more than what could not be avoided and thereby in some degree doubled the charitie to many who received it. That which excited. the malice of a faction was merely the effect of his great merit. The stopping the trade which a few merchants had with Canada carried on to the prejudice of Great Britain and of all the American colonies and his giveing relief in Chancery against the frauds of artful and rich men. Neither the ministry nor the people of Great Britain at that time saw the consequences of the Indian trade and of the ascendency over the Indians which was thereby to be gained tho had they considered that matter with the same attention which Mr Burnet did it is probable the present war might have been prevented N o discovery of any kind can be prop erly valued by those who do not understand it and for that reason new discoveries are never at first valued as they are at some distance of time afterwards, because few take the trouble necessary to understand them till they have obtained a reputation by being espoused by men of known and distinguished knowledge. There is something in the English Constitution which renders their ministry short sighted They are so much employed in I expedients for the present time that they are unwilling to think of things at a distance. 'l The...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: George Chalmers
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 150
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-47649-9
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-231-47649-4
Barcode: 9781231476499

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