Statistics of Coal: Including Mineral Bituminous Substances Employed in Arts and Manufactures; with Their Geographical, Geological and Commercial Distribution, and Amount of Production and Consumption on the American Continent
J. W. Moore, 1855 - 640 էջ
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Էջ 298 - An act to encourage the importation of pig and bar iron from His Majesty's colonies in America; and to prevent the erection of any mill or other engine for slitting or rolling of iron; or any plating forge to work with a tilt hammer, or any furnace for making steel, in any of the said colonies, 1749.
Էջ 543 - Company, and their successors, the sole trade and commerce of all those seas, straits, bays, rivers, lakes, creeks and sounds, in whatsoever latitude they shall be, that lie within the entrance of the straits commonly called Hudson's Straits, together with all the lands and territories upon the countries, coasts, and confines of the seas, bays, lakes, rivers, creeks, and sounds aforesaid, that are not already actually possessed by or granted to any of our subjects, or possessed by the subjects of...
Էջ 543 - YIELDING AND PAYING yearly to us, our heirs and successors, ' for the same, two elks and two black beavers, whensoever and as often as we, our heirs and successors, shall happen to enter into the said countries, territories and regions hereby granted...
Էջ 168 - Commissioners appointed to inquire into the nature and extent of the several bogs in Ireland, and the practicability of draining and cultivating them : ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 28th April, 1814, p.
Էջ 419 - Documents relating to the Manufacture of Iron in Pennsylvania," published on behalf of the convention of Iron Masters, in 1850, is an appendix by Charles E.
Էջ vii - Statistics of Coal : Including Mineral Bituminous Substances employed in Arts and Manufactures ; with their Geographical, Geological, and Commercial Distribution and Amount of Production and Consumption on the American Continent. With Incidental Statistics of the Iron Manufacture. By RC TAYLOR. Second edition, revised by SS HALDEMAN. Illustrated by five Maps and many wood engravings. 8vo., cloth...
Էջ 298 - Baltic are so nice, they even expect to be paid all in crown pieces. On the contrary, all the iron they receive from the plantations, they pay for it in their own manufactures, and send for it in their own shipping.
Էջ 82 - ... may at times be of the utmost importance in concealing the movements of the vessel ; and also the almost, if not altogether entire freedom from spontaneous combustion. The results of the experiments made last spring on the United States steamer
Էջ 531 - The Sydney mines are situated on the north-west entrance, of Spanish River, or Sydney harbour, a harbour equal, if not superior, to any in British America, and which is accessible in all winds. It is here that the most extensive operations of the Association are carried on.