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Abridgment of the Debates of Congress from 1789 to 1856 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,619
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Abridgment of the Debates of Congress from 1789 to 1856 (Paperback): The Author of the Thirty Years' View
Abridgment of the Debates of Congress from 1789 to 1856 (Paperback): The Author of the Thirty Years' View

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The Author of the Thirty Years' View

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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. 1859 Excerpt: ...production of the soil, at the lowest minimum price of production. And if it was not for the foreign demand, prices would become entirely nominal--produce would either rot in the granaries of the country, or, what is still more probable, the process of production would cease altogether. Who does not see the wide-spread ruin which would desolate the land? From an extract taken from a merchant's books in Philadelphia, claiming and receiving unqualified confidence, flour and wheat commanded a much higher price in 1771, '2, '3, than now; wheat then sold for one dollar the bushel, and flour for seven dollars the barrel; and yet we are continually told of the great importance of the home market created by the tariff. The corn planter and wheat grower understand their interests in this respect somewhat better than they are supposed to do, and so do the manufacturers of flour. They look abroad for their important markets. The corn trade to South America is carried on to a great extent. The millers in Richmond find, in that country, an extensive, and, I have no doubt, a profitable market for breadstuffs; and shipments are actively carried on in the same direction from au parts of the United States. My honorable friend from Massachusetts, who sits before me, (Mr. Silsbke, ) a few years ago, inquired of me as to the prospect of procuring a cargo of flour at Richmond, which he was desirous of ship ato South America. The trade to Eng, notwithstanding her corn laws, is extensively carried on. When the ports are occluded, the flour shipped thither is placed in bond, and is sent to the different markets of Europe, as they respectively hold out the prospect of commercial advantage. Exchanges are thus beneficially made for British fabrics. Canada also opens an extensive marke...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: The Author of the Thirty Years' View
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 38mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 760
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-23936-6
Barcode: 9781235239366
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-235-23936-5

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