Debates of the House of Commons; From the Year 1667 to the Year 1694 Volume 1

Debates of the House of Commons; From the Year 1667 to the Year 1694 Volume 1

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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. 1763 edition. Excerpt: ...contrary to Bite-Us forrnei-"argu-ments. 0 ments. Talk of What imposition you please, it will be ftolen if you will make it prohibited-He would have it in the ordinary course of Law, and not to be decided, as in the Bill, by Justices of the Peace-Would also have prohibition of clover, and such foreign feed of grass, which will destroy all our home seed, and carry away much of our money.-v, 'Colonel Yobn Siroada Noman can be assured of the honesty of the Master of the ship; by forfeiting it, it forfeits another man's ship, for the fault of the masterWould h ve the penalty only upon the Master; the owner at andon knows not what the Master will do in France. Let any penalty be upon the Master. Mr Sejmoura He welcomes any thing that comes to improve your land; but cannot understand how, in the infancy of a manufacture, we can encourage it by an imposition, to make good that of the customs-Knows not how to reconcile Birclfs arguments, only in point of interest. Sir Thomas Lee. Does not find any Acts of retaliation upon France, for the fame only of burning our commo dities. If you lay any sum upon the commodity, by' way of impofition, and forbid the commodity, you are uncertain of a recompence, The disputes upon the whole matter will be useless; if you prohibit it, who will adventure to undergo the penalty of the Act? And his gain will not be great, we affording it at ten groats, or 35. per gallon-Likes not the conviction by Justices; we have too much of that already-Likes not the imposition, but would have a prohibition, and the Bill but temporary. Sir Pfflilliam Tlaompshn Every town that has Brewers in it, will have Stillers, and what a numerous company of officers will you employ, and-so create a LandExcise. Most of the ships are not...
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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123689684X
  • 9781236896841