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An Essay on the Causes of the Decline of the Foreign Trade, Consequently of the Value of the Lands of Britain, and on the Means to Restore Both; Begu (Paperback) Loot Price: R334
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An Essay on the Causes of the Decline of the Foreign Trade, Consequently of the Value of the Lands of Britain, and on the Means...

An Essay on the Causes of the Decline of the Foreign Trade, Consequently of the Value of the Lands of Britain, and on the Means to Restore Both; Begu (Paperback)

Matthew Decker, Sir Matthew Decker

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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. 1749 edition. Excerpt: ... the Pay of Officers and of the Salaries of Places increase in the same Proportion. Fifteenthly, Of the Benefits arising by a Freeport-trade. By which I mean, that all sorts of Merchandize be imported and exported at all times-without paying any Gustoms or Fees. i. It will increase Trade. By increasing the Number of Merchants; for small Stocks serve where there are no Customs to pay, and there are ten People of small Fortunes in Trade to one of a great one; the more there are, the less liable are they to combine together to impose on the People extravagant Prices for their Goods, to support themselves in Luxuries. By increasing the Capitals of our Merchants; for if they pay i ori of their Capitals for Customs, they can trade but for the i or left; but when they have no Customs to pay, they can carry on a greater Trade with the fame Stock, fell their Im fiorts cheaper, have more Money to buy up the uperfluous Produce of our Lands, and give better Encouragement to our Manufacturers. By making our Country an Universal Storehouse; for when our Merchants have no Customs to advance, they will be importing continually upon Speculation for better Markets all forts of Goods that were to be sold cheap in all Parts of the World, whereby such sortible Cargoes as were vendible to Advantage, being always ready to seize the favourable Opportunity, would be as continually exporting, giving Employment to a vast number of Watermen, Carmen, Porters, Coopers, Packers, &c. besides supplying hereby our own Manufacturers with all foreign Necessaries and Materials in the cheapest manner. To which may be added, that where the best Assortments of Goods Goods are to be had, there will be the greatest Trade, one Sorthelping off another, consequently vast...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: Matthew Decker • Sir Matthew Decker
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-76842-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-76842-8
Barcode: 9781150768422

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