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" We cannot allow the colonies to check, or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 3
1901
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History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 3

George Bancroft - United States - 1843
...and the policy of England, by addressing to a colonial agent these memorable words : — "We cannot allow the colonies to check, or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." The assiento treaty, originally extorted from Spain by force of arms, remained a source of jealousy...
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The History of Illinois, from Its First Discovery and Settlement to the ...

Henry Brown - Illinois - 1844 - 492 pages
...secretary, the Earl of Dartmouth, wrote to a colonial agent in these memorable words : " We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage, in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." Slavery, therefore, has been ingrafted upon our institutions against our will. Princes and prelates,...
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History of the United States from the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 3

George Bancroft - 1844
...and the policy of England, by addressing to a colonial agent these memorable words : — " We cannot allow the colonies to check, or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." The assiento treaty, originally extorted from Spain by force of arms, remained a source of jealousy...
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History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 3

George Bancroft - United States - 1846
...and the policy of England, by addressing to a colonial agent these memorable words : — " We cannot allow the colonies to check, or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." The assiento treaty, originally extorted from Spain by force of arms, remained a source of jealousy...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ...

1846
...Dartmouth, then President of the Board (in 1774), answered by the following declaration, — ' We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage, in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation.' Still less can we lay claim to a national character for humanity, from a consideration of the progress...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 12

1847
...Dartmouth, then president of the board, (in 1771,) answered by the following declaration, — " We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage, in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." Still less can we hy claim to a national character for humanity, from a consideration of the progress...
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The Western Journal, Volume 12

1854
...and the policy of England, by addressing to a colonial agent those memorable words — " We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." Such were the motives for keeping up this nefarious traffic for more than one hundred years — to...
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Remarks on the Present State of Jamaica

James Maxwell - Blacks - 1848 - 51 pages
...was rebuked by the Secretary of State, Lord Dartmouth replying in these memorable words, " We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so highly beneficial to the nation :" These considerations, together with the abolition of slavery, are...
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The island of Cuba

Richard Robert Madden - 1849 - 80 pages
...remonstrated against the resolution of the Government; but the Earl of Dartmouth replied—" We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation." Thus, us late as 1775, we find the West Indians supplicating to be relieved from the alarming introduction...
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The New Republic

Helen Cross Knight - Liberia - 1850 - 252 pages
...unmistakably expressed by the Earl of Dartmouth, in his instructions to a colonial agent : " We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation." In a political tract entitled, " The African slave trade, the great pillar and support of the British...
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