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TRADERS,

INSURERS,
REMITTERS,

BROKERS,
OWNERS,

FACTORS,
FREIGHTERS

SUPERCARGOES, OR
CAPTAINS,

AGENTS.

WITH An Account of our Mercantile Companies ; of our Colonies and Factories abroad; of our Commercial Treaties with Foreign Powers; of the Duty of Consuls, and of the Laws concerning Aliens, Naturalization, and Denization.

TO WHICH IS ADDED,
AN ACCOUNT OF THE COMMERCE OF THE WHOLE WORLD;
DESCRIBING THE MANUFACTURES AND PRODUCTS OF EACH COUNTRY, WITH TABLES OF THE COR-
RESPONDENCE AND AGREEMENT OF THEIR RESPECTIVE COINS, WEIGHTS, AND MEASURES.

The whole equally calculated for the Information and Service of
THE MERCHANT, LAWYER, MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT, AND

PRIVATE GENTLEMAN.

BY THE LATE WYNDHAM BEAWES, Esq.
HIS BRITANNIC MAJESTY'S CONSUL AT SEVILLE AND ST. LUCAR.

THE SIXTH EDITION,
CONSIDERABLY ENLARGED AND IMPROVED,
BY JOSEPH CHITTY, Esq.

OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

LONDON: PRINTED FOR F. C. AND J. RIVINGTON; OTRIDGE AND SON; CLARKE AND SONS; J. WALKER; R. LEA; J. CUTHELL;

W. LOWNDES; LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND CO.; C. LAW; LACKINGTON, ALLEN, AND CO.; J. BUTTERWORTH; CADELL AND DAVIES; S. BAGSTER; J. MURRAY; J. RICHARDSON; J.M. RICHARDSON; R. SCHOLEY; BLACK, PARRY, AND CO.; J. ASPERNE; R. BALDWIN; R. PHENE; W. REED; SHERWOOD, NEELY, AND JONES; AND JOHNSON AND CO.

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AN Historical Deduction of Trade from its Origin .......................... 1

Of Merchants, whether Natives or Foreigners; their Character; some Directions

for their prudent Conduct, and an Abstract of the Laws now in Force concern-

ing them: Particularly those relating to the Exportation of Corn ............. 34

Of Factors, Supercargoes, Ships' Husbands, and other Agents ..

Of Ships, Owners, Captains, and Sailors, with Abstracts of the Laws in Force

prohibiting or permitting the Exportation and Importation of sundry Merchan-

dise; and all the Rules and Regulations to be observed in shipping, and unlad.

ing them ..............

................... .......51, 106

The Navigation Acts ..

The Registry Acts ....

62

Of Fisheries, &c.........

99

Of Freight, Charter-parties, Bills of Lading, Demurrage, and Bottomry ........137

Of Ballast. ......

.......................119

Of Pilots, Lodesmen, or Locmen.........

Of Wrecks, viz. Flotsam, Jetsam, and Lagan

......236

Of Salvage, Average, or Contribution.....

.. 241

Of British Ports, Havens, &c. ........

246

Of Foreign Ports...............

306

Of Light-Houses..........

308

Of Letters of Marque and Reprisal ....

oe Privateers or Capers ........

319

Of Pirates and Sea Rovers, and Barratry......

...... 351

Of Convoys and Cruizers .......

...... 364

Of Captures, Condemnations, and Appeals....

......366

Of Bills of Health and Quarantine.........

369

Of Embargoes, or Restraint of Princes ...

392

Of Protections, Passports, and Safe-Conducts ..

.... 39

Of Leagues and Truces ...................

395

Of Proclamations for War and Peace ..........

396

Of the Admiralty.....

400

Of the Jurisdiction of the Court of Admiralty ...

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