Commercial Relations of the United States with Foreign Countries

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Pagina 81 - Looking anxiously forward to the accomplishment of so desirable an object as this is (in my estimation), my mind has not been able to contemplate any plan more likely to effect the measure, than the establishment of a UNIVERSITY in a central part of the United States...
Pagina 81 - ... for these reasons it has been my ardent wish to see a plan devised on a liberal scale, which would have a tendency to spread systematic ideas through all parts of this rising empire, thereby to do away local attachments and State prejudices, as far as the nature of things would, or indeed ought to admit, from our national councils.
Pagina 81 - I proceed after this recital, for the more correct understanding of the case, to declare; that, as it has always been a source of serious regret with me, to see the youth of these United States sent to foreign countries for the purpose of education, often before their minds were formed, or they had imbibed any adequate ideas of the happiness of their own ; contracting too frequently, not only habits of dissipation and extravagance, but principles unfriendly to republican government, and to the true...
Pagina 113 - Those laws and customs so favourable to the yeomanry have perhaps contributed more to the present grandeur of England than all their boasted regulations of commerce taken together.
Pagina 81 - ... to see a plan devised, on a liberal scale, which would have a tendency to spread systematic ideas through all parts of this rising empire, thereby to do away with local attachments and State prejudices, as far as the nature of things would, or indeed ought to admit, from our national councils.
Pagina 498 - Bay Head, including the Orkney Isles, and all the Islands on the Western Coast of Scotland, and between St. David's Head and the Land's End, including the Scilly Islands and the East Coast of Ireland, from Cape Clear to Mailing Head 0 IjJ CLASS 3.
Pagina 705 - Bangkok, &c. With Shanghai and the ports of Japan there is frequent communication in addition to the mail steamers which leave weekly. Between Hong-Kong, Macao, and Canton there is a daily steam service. The telegraphic communication of the colony extends to nearly every part of the world.
Pagina 81 - States, to which the youths of fortune and talents from all parts thereof might be sent for the completion of their education in all the branches of polite literature ; in arts and sciences, in acquiring knowledge in the principles of politics and good government, and (as a matter of infinite importance in my judgment) by associating with each other, and forming friendships in juvenile years, be enabled to free themselves in a proper degree from those local prejudices and habitual jealousies which...
Pagina 125 - ... clothing and linen, books, food, medicine for use on the journey, tobacco, according to the prescribed amount (at present not more than 35 grams or 10 cigars), if intended for the personal use of the traveler, and In their nature and amount are adapted to his or her need, condition, and station. Household furniture and articles for furnishing a house, which have been in use, belonging to travelers or persons in public service, may be entered free if they intend to reside more than one year in...
Pagina 506 - British possessions, forci;/Ľ countries, and coastwise, with cargoes and in ballast, at the port of Liverpool during Ihr year 1877. 4. — Statement shouting the number and tonnage of all vessel*, including their repeated voyages, that entered and cleared with cargoes and in ballast from and to foreign countries and British possessions at the port of- Liverpool during the years 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, and 1877.

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