Considerations which May Tend to Promote the Settlement of Our New West-India Colonies: By Encouraging Individuals to Embark in the Undertaking, Volume 10
James Robson, 1764 - 49 pages
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Page 37 - ... in need of more rains than they had before. But this reflexion has never been attended to by our planters, who attribute...
Page 35 - It rs eafy to forefee that the fettlement of our new colonies will impair the value of our old. Such lands in them as are not of good quality and well fituated, will not be worth cultivation.
Page 33 - Why fhould we fear that fugar and rum will become drugs? Although more are produced, more will be confumed. Our conquefts alone in North America will not fail to encreafe the demand for them ; befides, the fame foil that is pro'.