Chronicon Rusticum-Commerciale Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1747 Excerpt: ...Pasts of Germany, particularly in Prussia, and which interferes with our Woolen Trade to Russia; Even at Altena, which' tho' under the Dominion of Denmark, may be1 called one of the Suburbs of Hamburgh; they have lastly set up a Woolen Manufacture, "which prospers exceedingly, and is greatly caressed and ...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1747 Excerpt: ...Pasts of Germany, particularly in Prussia, and which interferes with our Woolen Trade to Russia; Even at Altena, which' tho' under the Dominion of Denmark, may be1 called one of the Suburbs of Hamburgh; they have lastly set up a Woolen Manufacture, "which prospers exceedingly, and is greatly caressed and encouraged by the whole Neighbourhood. Thus our Trade to German) may soon become a losing Trade lo England, if it isnOt'fo already. 6. But to pretend that any the greatest Advantage by Commerce with any foreign Country, should make us neglect to improVe our own Produce and MatiufiW?Urey is most ridiculous. Uponjuch Principle?, we should never tlttes to Spain and Turkey. The Prussians not only supply themselves, but fend large Quantities to RuJJia, and several Parts in the North-Germany. The Danes, as I have already mentioned, are taking all the Measures they can think of, for setting up Woolen Manufactures. And even in Flanders, since that Country came into the Hands of the Emperor, they have been, and are still at vast Pains to re-establish the Woolen Manufacture, and have lately resolved to cloath their Army with the Woolen Manufactures of their own Country only. All these Nations formerly made Use of very little else but the Woolen Manufactures of England; therefore the Con-sumption of our Woolen Manufactures in Asia and Europe must certainly have decreased within these forty or fifty Years. And this Decrease would have been more severely felt, if it had not been for the Increase of our Plantations abroad,, and our Linen Manufactures at home. We have therefore great Reason to take every Measure we can think of, for encouraging home Manufactures of every Kind. CHAP. The Sentiments of another Writer on this Head, ivhen the SubjeH was again brought upo...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150656705
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 210
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.44 (d)

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