A statistical view of the commerce of the United States of America: its connection with agriculture and manufactures: and an account of the public debt, revenues, and expenditures of the United States. With a brief review of the trade, agriculture, and manufactures of the colonies, previous to their independence. Accompanied with tables, illustrative of the principles and objects of the work
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1st of January ad valorem American Colonies amount of Duties annual barrels bbls Bremen British West-Indies bushels CM CM cocoa coffee commerce Commissioners Congress Connecticut cotton custom-house books Delaware Denmark Denmark and Norway direct tax Dolls domestic produce Drawbacks on merchandize duties ad valorem East-Indies estimated Europe exports and imports fish fishery flour follows foreign produce France gallons Georgia Great-Britain increase Indiana Territory indigo interest lands loan manufactures Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Territory millions of dollars molasses New-Hampshire New-Jersey New-York Norway official value paid payment Pennsylvania ports Portugal pounds principal public debt quantity reimbursement revenue Rhode-Island Russia salt shipped sinking fund six per cent South-Carolina Spain Spanish West-Indies spermaceti spirits sugar Sweden Swedish West-Indies TABLE teas Territory thousand tobacco tonnage tons Total trade Treasury United Value—dolls Vermont vessels West-India Islands whale whale oil wheat wines
Page 40 - States shall continue to enjoy unmolested the right to take fish of every kind on the Grand Bank, and on all the other banks of Newfoundland ; also, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, and at all other places in the sea, where the inhabitants of both countries used at any time heretofore to fish...
Page 40 - Island) and also on the coasts, bays, and creeks of all other of His Britannic Majesty's dominions in America ; and that the American fishermen shall have liberty to dry and cure fish in any of the unsettled bays, harbours, and creeks of Nova Scotia, Magdalen Islands, and Labrador, so long as the same shall remain unsettled...
Page 34 - May next, to take into consideration the situation of the United States; to devise such further provisions as shall appear to them necessary to render the constitution of the Federal Government adequate to the exigencies of the Union...
Page 45 - Whilst we follow them among the tumbling mountains of ice, and behold them penetrating into the deepest frozen recesses of Hudson's Bay and Davis's Straits, whilst we are looking for them beneath the arctic circle, we hear that they have pierced into the opposite region of polar cold, that they are at the antipodes, and engaged under the frozen serpent of the south.
Page 46 - Nor is the equinoctial heat more discouraging to them, than the accumulated winter of both the poles. We know, that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude, and pursue their gigantic game along the coast of Brazil. No sea but what is vexed by their fisheries. No climate that is not witness to their toils.
Page 175 - European nations, and they shall pay no higher or other duties or charges on the importation or exportation of the cargoes of the said vessels, than shall be payable on the same articles when Imported or exported in the vessels of the most favoured European nations.
Page 40 - And also that the inhabitants of the United States shall have liberty to take fish of every kind on such part of the coast of Newfoundland as British fishermen shall use (but not to dry or cure the same on that island) and also on the coasts, bays, and creeks of all other of His Britannic Majesty's dominions in America...
Page 46 - Straits, — whilst we are looking for them beneath the arctic circle, we hear that they have pierced into the opposite region of polar cold ; that they are at the antipodes, and engaged under the frozen serpent of the South. Falkland Island, which seemed too remote and romantic an object for the grasp of national ambition, is but a stage and restingplace in the progress of their victorious industry.