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Halaman 530 - John is declared to be the line of boundary, the navigation of the said river shall be free and open to both parties, and shall in no way be obstructed by either ; that all the produce of the forest in logs, lumber, timber, boards, staves, or shingles, or of agriculture, not being manufactured, grown on any of those parts of the State of Maine watered by the River St. John, or by its tributaries...
Halaman 380 - But we find that we can move property upon railroads at the rate of 1.5 cent per ton per mile, or for one-tenth the cost upon the ordinary road. These works therefore extend the economic limit of the cost of transportation of the above articles to 3,300 and 1,650 miles respectively. At the limit of the economical movement of these articles upon the common highway, by the use of railroads, wheat would be worth $44.50, and corn $22.27 per ton, which sums respectively would represent the actual increase...
Halaman 278 - Previous to the construction of the canal, the cost of transportation from Lake Erie to tide-water was such as nearly to prevent all movement of merchandise. A report of the committee of the legislature, to whom was referred the whole subject of the proposed work, consisting of the most intelligent members of that body...
Halaman 530 - John, and to and round the falls of the said river either by boats, rafts, or other conveyance; that when within the province of New Brunswick, the said produce shall be dealt with as if it were the produce of the said province; that, in like manner, the inhabitants of the territory of the...
Halaman 605 - All who have ever visited the island can bear testimony to the salubrity of its climate, which is neither so cold in winter nor so hot in summer as that of Lower Canada, while it is free from the fogs which rush along the shores of Cape Breton and Nova Scotia.
Halaman 754 - no city of the world has ever advanced as a mart of commerce with such gigantic and rapid strides as New Orleans." It was no idle boast. Between 1830 and 1840 no city of the United States kept pace with it. When the census was taken it was fourth in population, exceeded only by New York, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, and...
Halaman 407 - GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES OF CANADA. " The Province of Canada," says Mr. Andrews, " though stretching in longitude from the centre of the Continent to the shores of Labrador, and in latitude from the waters which flow into the Northern Ocean to the parallel of Pennsylvania, derives its importance not so' much from great area, diversity of climate, and productions, as from Geographical and Commercial position.
Halaman 702 - The principle of private property has never yet had a fair trial in any country; and less so, perhaps, in this country than in some others.
Halaman 355 - Ohio canal, which extended from Portsmouth, on the Ohio river, to Cleveland, on Lake Erie, a distance of 307 miles.
Halaman 278 - The expense of transportation from Buffalo to New York was stated at $100 per ton, and the ordinary length of passage twenty days; so that, upon the very route through which the heaviest and cheapest products of the West are now sent to market, the cost of transportation equalled nearly three times the market value of wheat in New York ; six times the value of corn ; twelve times the value of oats ; and far exceeded the value of most kinds of cured provisions.