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The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 46
William Buck Dana
Visualização integral - 1862
American amount annual appears average bank become Boston British called canal capital carried cause cent coal coffee commerce compared consequence consumption contains contract cost cotton demand direction dollars duty effect England entered equal expense exports extent fact favor feet five foreign France give given greater half hand hundred imports increase interest iron issued Italy kinds land less letters light loss manufactures matter means merchant miles months nature notes paid passed period persons population port portion present principle produce profits provisions quantity railroad received respect result river ship South taken tion tonnage tons trade United vessel volume whole York
Página 406 - Neither the perseverance of Holland, nor the activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise, ever carried this most perilous mode of hardy industry to the extent to which it has been pushed by this recent people ; a people who are still, as it were but in the gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone of manhood.
Página 528 - April, 1790,(i) provides that "If any person or persons shall commit upon the high seas, or in any river, haven, basin or bay, out of the jurisdiction of any particular state, murder or robbery, or any other offence which if committed within the body of a county, would by the laws of the United States be punishable with death...
Página 406 - We know that whilst some of them draw the line and strike the harpoon on the coast of Africa, others run the longitude, and pursue their gigantic game, along the coast of Brazil. No sea but what is vexed by their fisheries. No climate that is not witness to their toils.
Página 80 - An Act to reduce into one the several Acts for establishing and regulating the Post-Office Department, approved the third day of March, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five.
Página 174 - The case was tried by a jury who found a verdict in favor of the...
Página 528 - That if any person or persons whatsoever, shall, on the high seas, commit the crime of piracy, as defined by the law of nations...
Página 528 - The register is not a document required by the law of nations, as expressive of a ship's national character.
Página 75 - Be. it enacted by the Señale and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, That...
Página 406 - Whilst we follow them among the tumbling mountains of ice and behold them penetrating into the deepest frozen recesses of Hudson's Bay and Davis's Straits, whilst we are looking for them beneath the arctic circle, we hear that they have pierced into the opposite region of polar cold, that they are at the antipodes and engaged under the frozen serpent of the south.