FIRST SESSION OF THE 48TH CONGRESS (Google eBook)

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Contents

The consequential effects of German prohibition 5254
52
Canadian tariff changes 545ti
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Exports from the River Plate to the United States 6366
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Exports of Swiss silk ribbons to the United States 6668
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Asphalt and asphalt trade of Cuba 7176
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The worlds silk industry 7681
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The silk consumption of Europe 8283
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Falsification of French wines
88
Railroads of Venezuela 8990
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Prices in Germany 102105
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Artificial coloring of wines 110111
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Colombia and its people 111114
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Dwellinghouse accommodations in Glasgow 118121
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The worlds coffee 125148
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Belgian Commercial Museums 118
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The potash industry of Btassfurt l r2154
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The textile trade of Singapore 163169
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Cotton goods trade of Penang 169174
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Commerce and products of Samoa 99191
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NOTES
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Distress in the Madeira Island
186
Our new tariff and British manufactures 191195
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American trade in Mauritius 200208
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Trade between Port Stanley aud St Thomas and the United States 207206
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American proprietary medicines in Belgium 211212
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The protective policy of Canada 217219
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Colombia and its people 283326
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Shipbuilding iu Leith
228
Patent laws of Mexico 266269
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Mexican exports 272275
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The precious metals in France
276
Settlement of the national debt of Mexico 292293
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Haytian tariff changes 296300
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Agricultural progress in the Argentine Republic 309338
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Meiico inviting immigration 33234H
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Hygienic exhibition in Berlin 353354
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American whalers at St Helena 454455
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Treaty between Mexico and Germany 428435
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Counterfeiting American manufactures in Russia
435
Trade and industries of Birmingham 441445
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Trade of Antigua 445440
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British pottery and the tariff 446449
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