A Memoir on the Expediency and Practicability of Improving Or Creating Home Markets for the Sale of Agricultural Productions and Raw Materials, by the Introduction Or Growth of Artizans and Manufacturers
1825 - 47 էջ
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Էջ 28 - Whereas it is necessary for the support of government, for the discharge of the debts of the United States, and the encouragement and protection of manufactures, that duties be laid on goods, wares, and merchandises imported: Be it enacted, etc.
Էջ 4 - MARKET remunerating prices, it is presumed, is the only adequate inducement which can be relied upon, for insuring a careful cultivation of the land, or for increasing the quantity of its produce. It appears almost certain, that no bounties or encouragements, which it is in the power of the state, or of societies to pay directly to the agriculturist, can induce him to make much improvement in his modes of cultivation, or to raise any thing beyond the immediate demands of his family ; while any surplus...
Էջ 4 - ... cultivation of the land, or for increasing the quantity of its produce. It appears almost certain, that no bounties or encouragements, which it is in the power of the state, or of societies to pay directly to the agriculturist, can induce him to make much improvement in his modes of cultivation, or to raise any thing beyond the immediate demands of his family ; while any surplus which he may raise, beyond that amount, shall be worth nothing; or where it cannot be sold, or exchanged, upon terms...
Էջ 27 - This will appear to have been the intention of the framers of the constitution, as well...
Էջ 3 - ... products, and vegetables for the mill-hands. Leaders of agricultural opinion realized the significance of the home market. After enumerating the measures adopted by the New York Board of Agriculture to increase production by the diffusion of knowledge, etc., a contributor to its Memoirs wrote : ° " I have long been of the opinion, that the most powerful inducements which could have been held out, has been omitted. I mean that of providing prompt and ready markets for these productions A ready...
Էջ 26 - ... her, on condition that we continue to take her manufactured articles in return. If so, and the proposition should be accepted by our government, it ought to be looked upon as a great calamity.
Էջ 30 - England, in refusing to take the agricultural productions of the northern states in exchange for her manufactures, ought to be considered by us in the light of friendly and paternal admonitions.
Էջ 32 - ... that, contrary to the generally received opinion, the number of paupers in the counties which are chiefly agricultural greatly exceed those where manufactures prevail.