General View of the Agriculture in the Southern Districts of the County of Perth Volume 10, No. 1; With Observations on the Means of Their Improvement

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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. 1794 Excerpt: ...by a total want of credit, even to the most responsible persons. At present, the coun-try is periodically convulsed, by shocks, failures, and stagna-tions, arising from a defective and disordered system. In-deed, the acts in force, on the subject of debts and debtors, vvould tempt one to suppose, that a writ...
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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. 1794 Excerpt: ...by a total want of credit, even to the most responsible persons. At present, the coun-try is periodically convulsed, by shocks, failures, and stagna-tions, arising from a defective and disordered system. In-deed, the acts in force, on the subject of debts and debtors, vvould tempt one to suppose, that a writ and a bumbailiff were considered as specifics for every evil which creditors, or the country at large can sustain from such transactions ". But there is another point of view, in which the manufac turing pan of the community arc still more liable to-imputa-Da„gereu, Principle, lion. It is by rhis class, that tverydoctrine of subversion has been prevailing among: xVf&nufactacc Nh. cherished; and is only from the fame source that the established orders seen, to dread any disturbance. When persons of this description, joined by others of distempered minds, insult society with permanent sittings, bulletins, secret committees, sections, municipalities, conventions, and tocsins, to which, had they proved successful, the Guillotine, in due season, would have been added, it is time for the founder part of the community to form a phalanx round the Throne, in defence of the constitution. For it is to be hoped, that the subverted Some puifc-proud person! talking of their wealth, were answered by a Gl-l,;ow merchant,--»ho humourously boasted, that he owed more than all:'them were worth. This seems to be the prevailing sentiment, whith governs the mercantile, manufacturing, and, I may aJd, thc'agrisv'ltcsal, proceeding! of the country.--The example of France might bare taught as, that tthenever the disbursements exceed the receipts, whether in a public or private capacity, the consequences mud be ruinous. Perhaps it might be.More for our permanen...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150065682
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 132
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.28 (d)

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