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A Short Review of the History of the Navigation Laws of England from the Earliest Times; To Which Are Added, a Note on the Present State of the Law and an Account of the Acts and Parts of Acts Proposed to Be Repealed by the Bill Now (Paperback) Loot Price: R198
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A Short Review of the History of the Navigation Laws of England from the Earliest Times; To Which Are Added, a Note on the Present State of the Law and an Account of the Acts and Parts of Acts Proposed to Be Repealed by the Bill Now (Paperback)

Stafford Henry Northcote Iddlesleigh

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...privileges to us. Soon after this provision was made, we came to treat with France, and we found that France forbade British ships to import into her possessions of Martinique and Guadaloupe any but certain enumerated articles. Accordingly we had to make a stipulation in the treaty, that French ships should be subject to such restrictions as to the articles they might import into the British 3 Geo. IV. c. 44. s. 15. t See 8 & 9 Vic. c. 93. s. 4. colonies as might appear to the King of England to be " necessary for placing the commerce and navigation to be permitted to the subjects of each of the High Contracting Powers with the colonies of the other upon a footing of fair reciprocity." This was followed up by an Order in Council, specifying the goods which French ships should be at liberty to import, among which there are hardly any which it would be profitable for our West Indian islands to draw from France; and the result of course is, that French ships 6eldom enter our West Indian ports at all, though it would seem natural that they should resort to some of them, which not many years ago belonged to France herself. Three and twenty years have passed since this order was made, and what is the result? Has France felt the exclusion from our colonies so keenly as to have withdrawn her restrictions and fulfilled the conditions we require from her? Not at all; for reasons which may perhaps be presently guessed a she has been well content to let things remain as they are. But how have our colonies been affected? Let us take the case of Trinidad. Trinidad is an island which imports a good deal of French produce, it also produces large quantities of an article, --cocoa--for which there is a great demand in France, and it is favourably...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Stafford Henry Northcote Iddlesleigh
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 22
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-65700-8
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-65700-X
Barcode: 9781151657008

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