A Short Tariff History of the United States from the Earliest to the Present Time: Pt. I. 1783 to 1789; with a Preliminary View ..., Teil 1

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Seite 19 - Union, the free inhabitants of each of these States, paupers, vagabonds, and fugitives from justice excepted, shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of free citizens in the several States; and the people of each State shall have free ingress and regress to and from any other State, and shall enjoy therein all the privileges of trade and commerce, subject to the same duties, impositions and restrictions as the inhabitants thereof respectively...
Seite 115 - Whereas it is expedient that a revenue should be raised in your majesty's dominions in America, for making a more certain and adequate provision for defraying the charge of the administration of justice, and support of civil government, in such provinces where it shall be found necessary ; and towards further defraying the expenses of defending, protecting, and securing the said dominions.
Seite 107 - Act be repealed, absolutely, totally, and immediately; that the reason for the repeal be assigned, because it was founded on an erroneous principle. At the same time let the sovereign authority of this country over the colonies be asserted in as strong terms as can be devised, and be made to extend to every point of legislation, that we may bind their trade, confine their manufactures, and exercise every power whatsoever, except that of taking their money out of their pockets without their consent.
Seite 114 - America, which, by the peace, have been so happily enlarged: and whereas it is just and necessary, that a revenue be raised, in your Majesty's said dominions in America, for defraying the expenses of defending, protecting, and securing the same...
Seite 57 - If the latter, why was redress delayed until the public mind had become so much agitated ? If the former, why are not the powers of government tried at once ? It is as well to be without as not to exercise them.
Seite 112 - And in regard his Majesty's plantations beyond the seas are inhabited and peopled by his subjects of this his kingdom of England; for the maintaining a greater correspondence and kindness between them...
Seite 106 - If the gentleman does not understand the difference between external and internal taxes I cannot help it ; but there is a plain distinction between taxes levied for the purposes of raising a revenue and duties imposed for the regulation of trade, for the accommodation of the subject; although in the consequences some revenue might incidentally arise from the latter.
Seite 119 - That from and after the passing of this Act the King and Parliament of Great Britain will not impose any Duty, Tax or Assessment whatever, payable in any of His Majesty's Colonies, Provinces or Plantations in North America or the West Indies; except only such Duties as it may be expedient to impose for the Regulation of Commerce...
Seite 150 - The protection of American labor against the injurious competition of foreign labor, so far, at least, as respects general handicraft productions. is known historically to have been one end designed to be obtained by establishing the Constitution...
Seite 108 - Sir, that policy was, from the beginning, purely commercial; and the commercial system was wholly restrictive. It was the system of & monopoly.

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