Collection of Interesting and Important Reports and Papers on the Navigation and Trade of Great Britain, Ireland, and the British Colonies in the West Indies and America...

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Page lxxxvi - Payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves and every of us, jointly and severally, for and in the whole, our Heirs, Executors, and Administrators, and every of them, firmly by these Presents.
Page 161 - Whereas it is necessary for the support of government, for the discharge of the debts of the United States, and the encouragement and protection of manufactures, that duties be laid on goods, wares, and merchandises imported: Be it enacted, etc.
Page lxxxvi - Ireland king, defender of the faith, in the sum of pounds, of good and lawful money of Great Britain, to be paid to...
Page i - It is good also not to try experiments in states, except the necessity be urgent, or the utility evident ; and well to beware that it be the reformation that draweth on the change ; and not the desire of change that preteudeth the reformation.
Page ccxv - ... powers. This was to be expected, and was just. But in addition we find in some parts of Europe monopolizing discriminations, which, in the form of duties, tend effectually to prohibit the carrying thither our own produce in our own vessels. From existing amities, and a spirit of justice, it is hoped that friendly discussion will produce a fair and adequate reciprocity.
Page lxxx - ... above or below the main wales, exclusive of all manner of doubling planks that may be wrought upon the sides of the ship ; then multiplying the length of the keel by the breadth so taken, and that product by half the breadth, and dividing the whole by ninetyfour, the quotient shall be deemed the true contents of the tonnage.
Page xxviii - An act making further provision for the payment of the debts of the United States,
Page xxvii - SEC. 5. A discount of 10 per cent on all the duties imposed by this act shall be allowed on such goods, wares, and merchandises as shall be imported in vessels built in the United States and which shall be wholly the property of a citizen or citizens thereof...
Page xxviii - Upon every gallon of those spirits, more than twenty, and not more than forty per cent. above proof, according to the same hydrometer, twenty cents.
Page lxxxvi - KNOW all Men by these Presents, That we, are held and firmly bound unto our Sovereign...

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