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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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The Annals of Bristol in the Eighteenth Century

John Latimer - Bristol (England) - 1893 - 550 pages
...colonists remonstrated, but the President of the Board of Trade replied that "we cannot allow the colonists to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation." In a History of Jamaica published in 1774, the author estimates that the yearly number of fresh slaves...
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The Colonial Cavalier: Or, Southern Life Before the Revolution

Maud Wilder Goodwin - Southern States - 1895 - 316 pages
...gained a rebuke. In 1775, the Earl of Dartmouth haughtily replied to a colonial agent, " We cannot allow the colonies to check, or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." Yet all the blame cannot be thrown on England. Had the colonies been as firm in defence of their duties,...
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Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, Volume 6

Local history - 1904
...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.' " " 1 Some Considerations : Humbly Offered to Demonstrate How prejudicial it would be to the English...
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American Orations: V. The anti-slavery struggle (continued) VI. Secession

Alexander Johnston, James Albert Woodburn - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1896
...this same Earl of Dartmouth, in remonstrance from the agent of the colonies, replied : " We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation." I say, then, that down to the very moment when our independence was won, slavery, by the statute law...
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American Eloquence: Studies in American Political History, Volume 3

Alexander Johnston - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1896 - 184 pages
...this same Earl of Dartmouth, in remonstrance from the agent of the colonies, replied : " We cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation." I say, then, that down to the very moment when our independence was won, slavery, by the statute law...
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Nullification and Secession in the United States: A History of the Six ...

Edward Payson Powell - Great Britain - 1897 - 461 pages
...Lexiiigton, this same Earl of Dartmouth, in remonstrance from the agent of the colonies, replied, " we cannot allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation." But sir ! my task does not end here. I desire to show that by her jurisprudence, that by the decisions...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 2

George Bancroft - United States - 1898
...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 Church in the West Indies

Alfred Caldecott - 1898 - 275 pages
...when he said — it is degrading to write the words as coming from a British statesman — "We cannot allow the Colonies to check, or discourage in any degree, a traffic so beneficial to the nation." It stands out fairly clear that whilst the planters depended on this traffic, and neglected to adopt...
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The Storied West Indies

Frederick Albion Ober - Readers - 1900 - 291 pages
...discourage it, the merchants of Bristol and Liverpool, through the Earl of Dartmouth, declared: "We can not allow the colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation "! This was in 1775; but in the first part of the next century the evils of the traffic became so apparent...
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A Library of Universal Literature: In 4 Parts, Comprising Science ..., Volume 8

Speeches, addresses, etc - 1900
...Lexington, this same Earl of Dartmouth, in remonstrance from the agent of the Colonies, replied: "We cannot allow the Colonies to check or discourage in any degree a traffic so beneficial to the nation.'' I say, then, that down to the very moment when our independence was won, slavery, by the statute law...
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