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CHA P. IV.
C H A P. VI.
2 Disputes of George I.-The State of the Vation.-Obfervations. The Progress of Commerce and Shipping.- Complaints of a Decline of Trade. - Industry and Trafic encouraged.-Remarks.
The State of the Nation at the Accession of George II.-
Remarks thereon.-The Increase of Trade and Shipping.--Complaints of their Decline.-Reflections.Our Strength when War began in 1739.-Our Trade and Shipping during the War.-The Prosperity of both at the Restoration of Peace.-Complaints of Decline.--Remarks. - Page 110-125.
CHA P. VIII.
A captious Peace produced a new War.--The Resources of Britain.-Trade prospers amidst Hostilities.--Its Amount at the Peace of 1763.-Remarks.
CHA P. IX.
The Commercial Failures, in 1763.-Opinions thereon. -The true State of the Nation. --Obfervations on
the Peace of 1763.-Various Laws for promoting domestic Improvements.—Satisfa£tory Proofs of our Commercial Prosperity, at the Epoch of the Colonial Revolt.— Yet, were our Trade and Shipping popularly represented as much on the Decline.
CH A P. X.
The Colonial Revolt. -The State of the Nation:
Her Finances, Trade, and Shipping.--Her military Power.—The Losses of Trade from the War.The Revival of Trade on the Re-establishment of Peace.--Remarks thereon.--Financial Operationsa -The Sinking Fund established. - Its salutary Policy.
C H A P. XÌ.
The Controversy on the Populousness of Britain
revived. --The Parties.--A Review of their Pub-;: lications.---- An Examination of the Argument-from Reasoning - from Faets-
from Experience. - The augmented Populousness of Ireland.--The Increase of People in Scotland. The general Result—as to England.
CHA P. XII.
A Review of the foregoing Documents proposed.-A Supplemental Proof from a Chronological Account of Commerce.--A Commentary thereon.-The fucceffive Epochs from 1660 to 1793.-The Tonnage of Shipping.-The Value of exported Cargoes.--The Balance of Trade. - The Nett Customs. . The Amount of the Coinage in that long period.The Conclusion of this Review, which refleets a flattering Profpeet of our future Prosperity.
The Prosperity of Great Britain from 1783 to 1793.
--The Causes algned. --The East India Trade. The Fisheries encouraged. - The New Navigation Aft.Foreign Treaties.
Manufactories promoted. - Agriculture encouraged.--A thousand Laws for local Improvements. - Revenue Afts.--Financial Operations. Their falutary Consequences.
Unprovoked Hostilities produce a new War.-The Strength of Britain - from her Populousness