The Speeches of the Right Honorable William Huskisson: With a Biographical Memoir, Supplied to the Editor from Authentic Sources...

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373 ページ - ... or to regulate the mode of carrying on any manufacture, trade, or business, or the management thereof...
269 ページ - An Act to alter and amend an Act for the better Protection of the Property of Merchants and others who may hereafter enter into Contracts or Agreements in relation to Goods, Wares and Merchandize intrusted to Factors or Agents...
471 ページ - That the maxim of buying in the cheapest market, and selling in the dearest, which regulates every merchant in his individual dealings, is strictly applicable, as the best rule for the trade of the whole nation. " That a policy founded on these principles would render the commerce of the world an interchange of mutual advantages, and diffuse an increase of wealth and enjoyments among the inhabitants of each stale.
162 ページ - Mr. Montague, the then chancellor of the exchequer, proposed, and parliament adopted, the following resolution : — " That this House will not alter the standard of the gold and silver coins of this kingdom in fineness, weight, or denomination.
472 ページ - ... set up as a ground of claim by other branches for similar protection, so that if the reasoning upon which these restrictive or prohibitory regulations are founded, were followed out consistently, it would not stop short of excluding us from all foreign commerce whatsoever; and the same train of argument, which, with corresponding prohibitions and protective duties should exclude us from foreign trade, might be brought forward to justify the re-enactment of restrictions upon the interchange of...
473 ページ - But it is against every restrictive regulation of trade, not essential to the revenue — against all duties merely protective from foreign competition — and against the excess of such duties as are partly for the purpose of revenue, and partly for that of protection — that the prayer of the present petition is respectfully submitted to the wisdom of parliament.
35 ページ - And be it further enacted, that for the' support of his majesty's household, and of the honour and dignity of the crown...
314 ページ - Colonies,—I propose to admit a free intercourse between all our Colonies and other countries, either in British ships, or in the ships of those countries, allowing the latter to import all articles, the growth, produce, or manufacture of the country to which the ship belongs, and to export from such Colonies all articles whatever of their growth, produce, or manufacture, either to the country from which such ship came, or to any other part of the world, the United Kingdom, and all its dependencies,...
525 ページ - Is it not a doctrine and a spirit such as this, which consigned Galileo to the dungeons of the Inquisition ? Is it not a doctrine and a spirit, such as these, which have, at all times, been at work to stay public advancement, and...
526 ページ - ... wholesome knowledge to practical affairs, and pressing, with sobriety and caution, into the service of his country any generous and liberal principles, whose excess, indeed, may be dangerous, but whose foundation is in truth. This, sir, in my mind, is the true conduct of a British statesman ; but they who resist indiscriminately all improvement as innovation, may find themselves compelled at last to submit to innovations although they are not improvements.

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