Reports from Commissioners, Inspectors and Others Volume 4

Reports from Commissioners, Inspectors and Others Volume 4

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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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...for Ireland without any injury; but on the contrary, with the greatest possible advantage to the trade of the empire at large, for the trade of the empire at large derives no benefit from those disadvantages that Ireland lies under. ' Then the other great point of view in which this matter may be regarded is, with respect to the acceleration of intelligence. We propose that the intelligence which is now transmitted in ten or twelve days from America, shall be transmitted from America to London in less than seven days by this project. Wehave the opinions of eminent men to lay before you_ (some of rwhich have already come before you), that by the establishmentof a packet station on the western coast of Ireland, they will be enabled to build such vessels as are not applicable to the longer passage. Then, as we shall be able to show bythe evidence of eminent men, that this project will produce immense advantages to Ireland generally, by the restoration of its trade and commerce, and without any interference with the trade and commerce of any other part of the United Kingdom; and that it will produce, also, an acceleration of intelligence which cannot possibly be eflected through any other channel. We think we have made out our case, and.we are full y preparedto enter into these particulars. 24. VVe think we have-as.much information as will probably be required, regarding the passage communication; but what Mr. Daly has mentioned now, with regard to the interests of Belfast, is something new to us, and it would be very desirable for us to have that down in writing from the gentlemen of Belfast, showing what they consider their special interest, and the way in which they would be benefited by this means of communication. If you choose to dilate...show more

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  • Paperback | 552 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 975g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236883594
  • 9781236883599