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The Flushing-Middelburgh, Venloo, and Macstricht Railway, Connecting the Mouth of the Scheldt with the Neuse and the Rhine Accompanied by Statistical Tables Also the Reports of the English and Dutch Engineers, Who Have Surveyed the Line (Paperback) Loot Price: R304
Discovery Miles 3 040
The Flushing-Middelburgh, Venloo, and Macstricht Railway, Connecting the Mouth of the Scheldt with the Neuse and the Rhine...

The Flushing-Middelburgh, Venloo, and Macstricht Railway, Connecting the Mouth of the Scheldt with the Neuse and the Rhine Accompanied by Statistical Tables Also the Reports of the English and Dutch Engineers, Who Have Surveyed the Line (Paperback)

Us Government, George Rennie

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Loot Price R304 Discovery Miles 3 040

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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. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...to demonstrate all the advantages to be derived from this important line, and shew that the trade between Great Britain and Germany amounts to 187,820 tons, coals not included. We must, however, remark, that this account of tonnage does not include the trade with Prussia, Hanover, and Austria. When we take into consideration all the difficulties and delays which the navigation of rivers present, the advantages of a direct line from Flushing to Dusseldorf are incontestible, and advantageous to England in particular; for we deem ourselves warranted to admit, that goods to the amount of 187,820 tons will be forwarded to and from England upon the extent of this line; for if it be likely that this trade continue to be carried on, in a certain proportion, by means of the northern ports, it is also probable that the difference will be amply compensated by the trade with Hanover and Prussia, which we have not taken into consideration. There can be no doubt but that the system of Free Trade will give a great impulse to the commercial relations between Great Britain and Germany. Exports of the Northern Provinces of the Netherlands. The exports from the northern provinces of Holland will form another source of revenue to the railway. It is shown, by a circular published by the Belgian Consul at Grceningen, that this latter province transmits annually into Belgium, 11,102 tons of corn; 800 tons of wax in cakes; and 90 tons of butter. These articles transmitted by the railways from Grceningen, and from Overyssel, in course of construction, would probably be carried on by the proposed railway from Nimmegen to Veghel, and be conveyed by the Zealand railway as far as Breda. Revenues of the Harbour of Middelburg and of the passage of Sloe. To the revenues...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: Us Government • George Rennie
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-36295-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-36295-3
Barcode: 9781234362959

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