The Mississippi Valley in British Politics: A Study of the Trade, Land Speculation, and Experiments in Imperialism Culminating in the American Revolution, Volume 2

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Arthur H. Clark Company, 1916 - Great Britain
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Page 262 - The History of the British Dominions in North America: from the First Discovery of that Vast Continent by Sebastian Cabot in 1497, to its Present Glorious Establishment as Confirmed by the Late Treaty of Peace in 1763.
Page 231 - A Letter to a Great M r. on the Prospect of a Peace; Wherein the Demolition of the Fortifications of Louisbourg Is shewn to be absurd; The Importance of Canada fully refuted; The proper Barrier pointed out in NORTH AMERICA; and the Reasonableness and Necessity of retaining the FRENCH SUGAR ISLANDS.
Page 289 - The Wisdom and Policy of the French in the Construction of their GREAT OFFICES, So as best to answer the Purposes of extending their Trade and Commerce, and enlarging their Foreign Settlements. With Some Observations in relation to the Disputes now subsisting between the English and French Colonies in America. London: Printed for R.
Page 242 - HISTORY of the colonization of the free states of antiquity, applied to the present contest between Great Britain and her American colonies.
Page 28 - The proposition of forming inland colonies in America is, we humbly conceive, entirely new; it adopts principles in respect to American settlements different from what has hitherto been the policy of this kingdom; and leads to a system which, if pursued through all its consequences, is in the present state of this country of the greatest importance.
Page 188 - He has endeavoured to prevent the Population of these States for that Purpose obstructing the Laws for naturalization of Foreigners refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither and raising the Conditions of new appropriations of Lands...
Page 254 - Evans (Lewis). Geographical, Historical, Political, Philosophical and Mechanical Essays. Number II. Containing, A Letter Representing, the Impropriety of sending Forces to Virginia; The Importance of taking Frontenac ; And that the Preservation of Oswego was owing to General Shirley's Proceeding thither.
Page 281 - A brief state of the PROVINCE OF PENNSYLVANIA, in which The Conduct of their Assemblies for several Years past is impartially examined, and the true Cause of the continual Encroachments of the French displayed, more especially the secret Design of their late unwarrantable Invasion and Settlement upon the River Ohio.
Page 250 - THE OLDEN TIME. A Monthly Publication, Devoted to the Preservation of Documents and other Authentic Information in relation to the early Explorations and Settlement and Improvement of the Country around the Head of the Ohio.
Page 257 - Gee (Joshua) The Trade and Navigation of Great Britain Considered: Shewing, That the surest way for a Nation to increase in Riches, is to prevent the Importation of such Foreign Commodities as may be raised at Home.

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