A comprehensive history of the iron trade, throughout the world: from the earliest records to the present period. With an appendix, containing official tables, and other public documents

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Smith, Elder and co., 1841 - Technology & Engineering - 435 pages
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Page 6 - the impolicy of this course of proceeding. An American writer thus comments upon the circumstance :—" We have wantonly sacrificed ' the comprehensive and permanent interests of the State to the particular and separate views of the counties or districts in which we reside.' "* The baneful effect of individual interest operates to protect the monopoly in France.
Page 73 - hammer, or any furnace for making steel shall be erected, or, after such erection, continued in any of his Majesty's colonies of America." And the governors of the colonies were ordered to transmit, for the information of government, an account of all slitting mills, plating forges, and furnaces for making
Page 264 - day of March, 1833, so much of the Act, entitled ' An Act in Alteration of the several Acts imposing Duties on Imports,' approved the 19th May, 1828, as is herein otherwise provided for, shall be repealed.
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Page 474 - of the East, which, as the theatre of so many brilliant military achievements, and such extensive commercial enterprize, is daily increasing in interest with the British Public. The Drawings for the Work are made by the first Artists in the kingdom, from the original sketches taken on the spot. SKETCHES OF THE PAST AND PRESENT STATE
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Page 329 - Ship-building, and the founding of iron cannon, were the sole manufactures in which the English excelled in James the First's reign. They seem, indeed, to have possessed alone the secret of the latter, and great complaints were made every Parliament against the exportation of English ordnance.—Appendix to Hume's History of Great Britain.

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