Remarks on the Probable Conduct of Russia and France Towards This Country, Also on the Necessity of Great Britain Becoming Independant of the Northern Powers for Her Maritime Supplies, and Recommending the Encouragement of the British

Remarks on the Probable Conduct of Russia and France Towards This Country, Also on the Necessity of Great Britain Becoming Independant of the Northern Powers for Her Maritime Supplies, and Recommending the Encouragement of the British

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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. 1805 edition. Excerpt: ...peculiar situation of many Ship-Owners, whose Masters had inadvertently lost. or mislaid their Mediterranean_ passes; or the many iucouvenieucies which had ariseufi-om several of the regulations adopted at the lVest ludia Daclrs, but which from the explanation recently given by the Directors, they were led to believe will be in future avoided. The Committee flattered themselves, that the Shipping Interest of the Country will be most materially benefitted, by the permanent establishment of the Society; its principal ofiect to give eflect to the old maritime principles of the Country, and the establishments which have arisen out of them, " The Committee have not thought it necessary 1&0 notice, particularly the various papers and d0centsl_le meats which they had printed relative to the Ton: page duty: but beg leave to refer to them, and again declare, "-That their investigation of the SC? veral subjects-which had been submitted to tlre_lr-.consi-derationsince the estahlishinent of the Society, had been conducted with the greatest irnpartiality, and that they had not been on any occasion in fluenced hy private' views or party feeling; and, " their anxiety to give permanency to the establishment ' of the Society, arises from no other motive than _2; due sense of justice to their Country, and to theme selvesahigh sentiment qfihe National importance qf-the Interest, and the rememZran_ce_z'haz' to it is 10 he gzttrihuted t_he;gl07y and gre(: tness the British E112, pire." I i It must appear to every unprejudiced mind, on viewing the-preceding report of _ the Committee_ of Ship Owners, how very beneficial their exert_i_on_s and enquiries must prove to the general interests of British shipping; and that vershow more

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  • English
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