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Halaman 330 - Bruce, Economic History of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century (New York, 1896), I, 572-73; Evarts B.
Halaman 286 - ... which has been sorted or increased in value by the rejection of any part of the original fleece, shall be twice the duty to which it would be otherwise subject : Provided, That skirted wools as now imported are hereby excepted.
Halaman 38 - But now cotton yarn is cheaper than linen yarn ; and cotton goods are very much used in place of cambrics, lawns, and other expensive fabrics of flax ; and they have almost totally superseded the silks. Women of all ranks, from the highest to the lowest, are clothed in British manufactures of cotton, from the muslin cap on the crown of the head, to the cotton stocking under the sole of the foot.
Halaman 274 - Up to and including 1880 the country had a frontier of settlement, but at present the unsettled area has been so broken into by isolated bodies of settlement that there can hardly be said to be a frontier line.
Halaman 286 - The duty upon wool of the sheep, or hair of the alpaca, goat, and other like animals, which shall be imported in any other than ordinary condition, as now and heretofore practiced, or which shall be changed in its character or condition for the purpose of evading the duty, or which shall be reduced in value by the admixture of dirt or any other foreign substance, shall be twice the duty to which it would be otherwise subject.
Halaman 7 - England, sets mens \\itts at work, and tfrat has put them upon a Trade which I am sure will hurt England in a little time ; for I am well informed, that upon Long Island and Connecticut, they are setting up a Woollen Manufacture, and I myself have seen Serge made upon Long Island that any man may wear.
Halaman 6 - Virginia, in this 1669. land people in producing naval stores, to turn them from manufactures. It mentions that six thousand barrels of tar, pitch, and turpentine were sent home that year by one fleet. But that nine years before, the great scarcity and dearness of woolen goods, which sold at two hundred per cent, advance, had forced them to " set up a very considerable manufactory, still in being, for Stuffs, Kerseys, Linsey-woolseys, Flannels, Buttons, &c., by which the importation of these Provinces...
Halaman 62 - ... stones and pearls of all kinds, set or not set; Bristol stones or paste work, and all articles composed wholly or chiefly of gold, silver, pearl, and precious stones; and laces, lace veils, lace shawls or shades, of thread or silk. Second. A duty of fifteen per centum ad valorem on gold leaf, and on all articles not free, and not subject to any other rate of duty.