The Works Of William Robertson, D.d. To Which Is Prefixed, An Account Of His Life And Writings, By…

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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. 1817. Excerpt: ... NOTE XXXV. p. 124. According to Bern, de Ulloa, all foreign goods exported from Spain to America pay duties of various kinds, amounting in all to more than 25 per cent. As most of the goods with which Spain supplies her colonies are foreign, such a tax upon a trade so extensive must yield a considerable revenue. Retablis. de Martuf. & du Commerce d'Esp. p. 150. He computes the value of goods exported annually from Spain to America to be about two millions and a half sterling, p. 97. NOTE XXXVI. p. 126. The Marquis de Serralvo, according tgf Gage, by a monopoly of salt, and by embarking deeply in the Manilla trade, as well as in that to Spain, gained annually a million of ducats. In one year he remitted a million of ducats to Spain, in order to purchase from the Conde Olivares, and his creatures, a prolongation of his government, p. 61. He was successful in his suit, and continued in office from 1624 to 1635, double the usual time. INDEX TO THE HISTORY OF AMERICA. N. B. The Roman Numerals refer to the Volume, and the Figures to the Page. A ABYSSINIA, an embassy, sent to that country by John II. King of Portugal, viii. 7.9. Acaptdco, the nature of the trade carried on from thence to Manila, xi. 118. Amount of the treasure on board the ship taken by Lord Anson, 360. Acosta, his method of accounting for the different de-Jjrees of heat, in the old and new continents, ix. 353. air, his account of the revengeful temper of the native Americans, 398. Adanson, his justification of Hanno's account of the African seas, viii. 349. Africa, the western coast of, first explored by order of John I. King of Portugal, viii. 58. Is discovered from Cape Non to Bojador, 60. Cape Bojador doubled, 65. The countries southward of the river Senegal discovered, 73. Cape of Good Hop...

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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. 1817. Excerpt: ... NOTE XXXV. p. 124. According to Bern, de Ulloa, all foreign goods exported from Spain to America pay duties of various kinds,...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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