The Growth of English Industry and Commerce ...

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Cambridge University Press, 1907 - 608 páginas
 

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Página 391 - Labour is the Father and active principle of Wealth, as Lands are the Mother...
Página 39 - ... yield unto the hired person, both in the time of scarcity and in the time of plenty, a convenient proportion of wages.
Página 345 - We, greatly commending, and graciously accepting of, their Desires for the Furtherance of so noble a Work, which may, by the Providence of Almighty God, hereafter tend to the Glory of his Divine Majesty, in propagating of Christian Religion to such People, as yet live in Darkness and miserable Ignorance of the true Knowledge and Worship of God...
Página 599 - Britain; and that the King's majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the lords spiritual and temporal, and commons of Great Britain, in parliament assembled, had, hath, and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and Pickering, Statutes at Large, vol. 27, pp. 19-20. validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the crown of Great Britain, in all cases whatsoever.
Página 476 - Imployment and Increase of English Shipping and Seamen, Vent of English Woollen and other Manufactures and Commodities...
Página 162 - Is sin, and detestable;" and the statute of 21 James the First, reducing the rate to eight per cent, provided that nothing in the law should be "construed to allow the practice of usury in point of religion or conscience...
Página 361 - Virginia shall immediately depend upon ourself and not be committed to any company or corporation to whom it may be proper. To trust matters of trade and commerce, but cannot be fit or safe to communicate the ordering of state affairs, be they of never so mean consequence.
Página 533 - Master Beaumont, a gentleman of great ingenuity, and rare parts, adventured into our mines with his thirty thousand pounds ; who brought with him many rare engines, not known then in these parts — as the art to...
Página 370 - A concise view of the origin, constitution, and proceedings of the honourable society of the governor and assistants of London of the new plantation in Ulster within the realm of Ireland; commonly called The Irish Society.
Página 533 - Mines in with his thirty thousand pounds; who brought with him many rare Engines, not known then in these parts, as the Art to Boore with, Iron Rodds, to try the deepnesse and thicknesse of the Coale, rare Engines to draw Water out of the Pits ; Waggons with one Horse to carry down Coales from the Pits, to the Stathes, to the River etc. Within few years, he consumed all his money and Rode home upon his Light Horse.

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