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Page 1099 - Continent renders very unlikely ; and because it was well worth while to incur a loss upon the first exportation, in order, by the glut, to stifle in the cradle those rising manufactures in the United States, which the war had forced into existence contrary to the natural course of things.
Page 1099 - ... great speculators broke; the middling ones lingered out a precarious existence, deprived of all means of continuing their dealings either at home or abroad ; the poorer dupes of the delusion had lost their little hoards, and went upon the parish the next mishap that befel them ; but the result of the whole has 'been much commercial distress — a caution now absolutely necessary in trying new adventures — a prodigious diminution in the demand for manufactures, and indirectly a serious defalcation...
Page 31 - That this House do resolve Itself into a Committee of the whole House, to take into consideration the Distressed State of the Agriculture of the United Kingdom.
Page 1093 - ... the land that formerly grew something has been fatigued with labour, and loaded with capital, until it yielded much more ; the work both of men and cattle has been economized, new skill has been applied, and a more dexterous combination of different kinds of husbandry...
Page 1093 - The improvements in most parts of the country have been going on so visibly, that the most careless observer must have been struck by them. Not only. wastes have disappeared for miles and miles, giving place to houses, fences, and crops ; not only have even the most inconsiderable commons, the very village greens, and the little stripes of sward by the way side, been, in many places, subjected to division and exclusive ownership, and cut up into corn-fields in the rage for farming...
Page 1097 - ... removed, by their pursuits, from commercial cares. It may give the committee some idea of this disease, if I state what I know to have happened in one or two places. Not only clerks and labourers, but menial servants...
Page 1077 - An Act for the public registering of all deeds, conveyances, wills, and other incumbrances, that shall be made of, or that may affect any honors, manors, lands, tenements, or hereditaments...
Page 37 - Empire, during the last 20 years, agriculture has certainly advanced with rapid strides. The full effect of all our improvements has just been completely realized ; and two or three good harvests from this extended and improved agriculture, together with continued import, and demand reduced, have occasioned such a surplus in the market, as very obviously accounts for the first depression of the price.