Corn-Law Fallacies, with the Answers; With a Dedication to the Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Corn-Law Fallacies, with the Answers; With a Dedication to the Manchester Chamber of Commerce

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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. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ... competently supplied, an depend in part on foreign instead of domestic industry.--Id. 206.--If Poland and Russia produce more for the British manufacturers, Great Britain and Ireland would produce less.--Id. 207.--Farming, to the extent of perhaps three millions of quarters annually, would be destroyed in the British isles, and farming to a similar extent would be called into existence on the banks of the Vistula or the Dnieper. But there could not he any permanent increase of the supply over the demand.--Id. 208.--'I'he fundamental error of the opponents of the Cornlaws on this point is, that they suppose two things to continue which can never co-exist in the same country, viz., permanently reduced prices, and a permanently 0ver_fl0wing supply.--Iafi 209.---The main ground of their the manufacturers' numerous and, at present, well-founded complaints against the British government is, that they have neglected to stipulate for the advantage of importation at moderate duties with the other countries with whom we have concluded reciprocity treaties. Yet, strange to say, they do not see, or affect not to see, thata similar result must ensue from the unrestricted importation of foreign grain into the British harbours, and that the same necessity which would compel the one-half of the iron-masters of France to blow out their furnaces If the hardware goods of Birmingham and Carron were admitted duty-free into the French A.--An attempt to shift the question. The question is, not what might come to pass if we could make the French remove the duties on English manufactures, but by what right the farmer is to take an unjust and artificial portion of the land from the heath-fowl and the plover, at a double loss to the manufacturer and...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236904389
  • 9781236904386