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the colonies in a firmer dependency upon us—have they not, cn the contrary, shaken that dependency to the very root ” Will any one say that it hath a tendency to promote the vent of British goods and manufactures in the colonies—on the contrary, have not the people in every colony upon the continent, come to one general agreement, not to import any British goods upon which any of these duties are laid, in addition to that arbitrary price which we, by our monopoly, are enabled to demand 2– will any one say that duties, thus laid on your own merchandizes and manufactures exported to America, do not operite to a certain degree, as a prohibition against your own prudence and labour, and as a premium and encouragement to that of the colonies—has it not had that effect 2-— Have these measures a tendency to render this country a staple for the produce of America, and a market for the supplies necessary to it—on the contrary, has it not opened the way to a contraband supply from foreign markets? will any one say that under all these circumstances, the colonies are rendered more beneficial and advantageous to us, or that we are not taking the direct way to break the intercommunion of trade and

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