Items related to The Whistler at the Plough Volume 2; Containing Travels,...

The Whistler at the Plough Volume 2; Containing Travels, Statistics, and Descriptions of Scenery & Agricultural Customs in Most Parts of England, with

 
9781235827716: The Whistler at the Plough Volume 2; Containing Travels, Statistics, and Descriptions of Scenery & Agricultural Customs in Most Parts of England, with
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1853 Excerpt: ... We here see that Mr Young is amply borne out in his allegation, that it was commercial monopoly which separated Britain and America. Let us again turn to Ireland. SECT. XI. THE COMMERCIAL RELATIONSHIP OF IRELAND AND ENGLAND UP TO 178& "The only manufacture," says Arthur Young, " of considerable importance in Ireland is that of linen, which the Irish have for near a century considered as the great staple of the kingdom. The history of it in its earlier periods is very little known; a committee of the house of commons, of which Sir Lucius O'Brien was chairman, examined the national records with great attention, in order to discover how long they had been in it; all that they discovered was, that by an act passed in 1542, the 33d of Henry VIII., linen and woollen yarn were enumerated among the most considerable branches of trade possessed by the natives of Ireland, in an act made against grey merchants forestalling. By the 11th of Queen Elizabeth, the same act was revived, and a further law made against watering hemp or flax, &c. in rivers. By the 13th of Elizabeth, all persons were prohibited from exporting wool, flax, linen, and woollen yarn, except merchants residing in cities and boroughs; and by a further act, the same year, a penalty of 12d. a-pound was imposed on all flax or linen yarn exported, and 8d. more for the use of the town exporting from. In this last act, it is recited that the merchants of Ireland had been exporters of those articles in trade upwards of one hundred years preceding that period; and by many subsequent acts and proclamations, during the reignsof Charlesl.and II.,those manufactures were particularly attended to, from whence it evidently appeared that the kingdom possessed an export trade in these commodities at those early period...

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:



Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781345535662: The Whistler at the Plough: Containing Travels, Statistics, and Descriptions of Scenery and Agricultural Customs in Most Parts of England: With ... the League;" a Biography History, Volume 2

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 134553566X ISBN 13: 9781345535662
Publisher: Arkose Press, 2015
Hardcover

9781294148210: The Whistler at the Plough: Containing Travels, Statistics, and Descriptions of Scenery and Agricultural Customs in Most Parts of England: With ... History, Volume 2 - Primary Source Edition

Nabu P..., 2013
Softcover

9781341390869: The Whistler at the Plough: Containing Travels, Statistics, and Descriptions of Scenery and Agricultural Customs in Most Parts of England: With ... the League;" a Biography History, Volume 2

Palala..., 2015
Hardcover

9781148344096: The Whistler at the Plough: Containing Travels, Statistics, and Descriptions of Scenery and Agricultural Customs in Most Parts of England: With ... the League;" a Biography History, Volume 2

Nabu P..., 2010
Softcover

9781377882185: The Whistler at the Plough: Containing Travels, Statistics, and Descriptions of Scenery and Agricultural Customs in Most Parts of England: With ... the League;" a Biography History; Volume 2

Palala..., 2018
Softcover