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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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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 2

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Great Britain - 1878
...religious world, answering the remonstrance of 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.' 3 It has been computed that up to the year 1740 the number of negroes who had been introduced into...
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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 2

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Great Britain - 1878
...SLAVE TRADE. 17 answering the remonstrance of 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.' 1 It has been computed that up to the year 1 740 the number of negroes who had .been introduced into...
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A history of England in the eighteenth century, Volume 2

William Edward H. Lecky - 1879
...religious world, answering the remonstrance of 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.'3 It has been computed that up to the year 1740 the number of negroes who had been introduced...
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De Bow's Review, Volume 5

James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow, Robert Gibbes Barnwell, Edwin Bell, William MacCreary Burwell - Southern States - 1868
...abrubtly and sternly gave a quietus to these protests of the colonies, in the following words: " We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage, in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." This remarkable exhibition of the unfeeling spirit of gain by which the English government was actuated...
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A History of the American People

Arthur Gilman - United States - 1883 - 668 pages
...the prosperity of the plantation. In 1676, the Earl of Dartmouth said to a colonial agent, "We cannot allow the Colonies to check, or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." :d Peter Stuyvepote 7<-s>:l;f l"Ik-| >]| Vi:: was president of ;~on of the slave trade, and in 17 12,...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 2

George Bancroft - United States - 1883
...congress, in 1776, the earl of Dartmouth addressed 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 by force of arms, remained a source of jealousy between Spain...
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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ..., Volume 2

George Bancroft - United States - 1888
...congress, in 1776, the earl of Dartmouth addressed 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 by force of arms, remained a source of jealousy between Spain...
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The Story of an Old Farm: Or, Life in New Jersey in the Eighteenth Century

Andrew D. Mellick - Bedminster (N.J.) - 1889 - 743 pages
...the slave trade, the Earl of Dartmouth addressed the following words to a colonial agent : We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage, in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation. During a debate in the house of commons on the question of the suppression of this trade, a wise legislator...
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A History of England from the Conclusion of the Great War in 1815, Volume 6

Sir Spencer Walpole - Great Britain - 1890
...Colonies, and one of the most conspicuous leaders of the English religious world," declared, " We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation." 1 Yet, at the very time at which an English minister could make such a declaration, the agitation had...
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Our Country, Historic and Picturesque: A Complete Story of Its Development ...

Tryon Edwards - United States - 1891 - 462 pages
...saying it was " the pillar and support of the British plantation trade in America," and that they " could not allow the colonies to check or discourage,...degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." And so slavery continued, until, as the result of secession, freedom came to the millions who had been...
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