A Few Words on the Corn Laws; Wherein Are Brought Under Consideration Certain of the Statements Which Are to Be Found in the Third Edition of Mr. McCulloch's Pamphlet Upon the Same Subject

A Few Words on the Corn Laws; Wherein Are Brought Under Consideration Certain of the Statements Which Are to Be Found in the Third Edition of Mr. McCulloch's Pamphlet Upon the Same Subject

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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. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ... the kingls countetyi-1" F5 England, if she desires to preserve her inde endence, must maintain the protection that she alfords to the cu tivators of J16! food, in spite of the brawling of the Anti-Corn Law League. Bugio protection only afforded to agriculture? Is not commerce, is not manufacture also protected? _ it-._ flotitmi goods enjoy a protection from......l0 to 20 per cent.,1'gQ' 'Woollen---.--.-....... cents-.-.------.---15 t0 "9w 259';Linen goods....................................l0 to 25, dw my;Hardware................., DJ bsdaiw China and Earthenware to 20 J, 5" Silk.............................................25 to so, '" ' While Agriculture has only a protection of 9% per cent. 5 This obtain from the following statement: --From July, 18%8,""to December, 18411, the average duty paid on wheat imported was 5s. 7d, per quarter; the average price of wheat for the 'sa1iIe period was 58s. 9d.; the aVl%g8 duty for these thirteen yearsflis, therefpre, only 9% per cent. et, in the face of tl1_ese'facts, l'Ij'_'. Cobden had the hardihood to say, at Newcastle, in January 'lea, " What an absurdity---what a delusion--what a"rank fraud 'it must be, to put upon the statute book protective duties factures; it was done merely to cover the?igia_nt' mopbpqli F-',5I3histnonop'oly that Mr. Cobden calls a giant, turns out.to be on la "dwlarf, ''the mlall'est'0fl't'he wholelritee. ' This is='tlie=agticultdr l'='-aitithe Iiieaglle Ysfllaiiiiuti, -'=while they swallowvlrheiicamels that"=p oteet-trade and'_nia1mfactu1: Te . wait the period ofiitlnwgassingshow more

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  • 1236876083
  • 9781236876089