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ing communities, enacting by-laws, and sanctioning them by the severe penalties of ignominy and ruin to the disobedient. These associations frequently contravene the rights and are very vexatious to other classes of citizens. Rushworth, in Hist. Coll, records the speech of a member of parliament on this subject. “It is a nest of wasps, or swarm of vermin, that have overcrept the land. These, like the frogs of Egypt, have gotten possession of our dwellings, and we have scarce a room free from them. They sup in our cup. They dip in our dish. They sit by our fire. We find them in the dye-fat, washfowl, and powdering-tub. They have marked, and scaled us from head to foot. We may not buy our own cloathes, without their brokage. These are the suckers, that have suckt the commonwealth so hard, that it is almost become hectical. They have a vizard to hide the brand ; they make bylaws, which serve their turn to squeeze us and fill their purses.”

These combinations are certainly injurious, and wise policy dictates that they should be repressed. By them all the members are laced on equality, and consequenty ingenuity, skill, and diligence are deprived of their reward. The ignorant and indolent, who compose the majority of every

class, naturally advocate measures, which elevate them, and depress their superiours. Unfortunately our legislature 'has not looked with an indulgent eye on all applications for incorporations, and has strengthened bonds, naturally too strong to be severed by the sword of justice. This pamphlet contains the report of the trial of journeymen boot and shoe-makers for a com" bination against their masters. The indictment against them contains two counts—1st, for contriving and intending, unjustly, and oppressively, to increase and augment the wages usually allowed them. The other for endeavouring to prevent,by threats, menaces, and other unlawful means, other journeymen from working at the usual prices, and that they com" pelled others to join them. This cause, it appears, considerably agitated the body of tradesmen in the city. There were retained in the prosecution and defence of the action some of the most able and eminent counsellors of that city, whose forum is thronged by honourable, eloquent, and learned lawyers. After a solemn discussion of the question the Defendants were convicted and punished. In the correctness of the decision all sound lawyers, and all who wish for internal peace and industry, will acquiesce.

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ing communities, enacting by-laws, and sanctioning them by the severe penalties of ignominy and ruin to the disobedient. These associations frequently contravene the rights and are very vexatious to other classes of citizens. Rushworth, in Hist. Coll, records the speech of a member of parliament on this subject. “It is a nest of wasps, or swarm of vermin, that have overcrept the land. These, like the frogs of Egypt, have gotten possession of our dwellings, and we have scarce a room free from them. They sup in our cup. dish. They sit by our fire. We find them in the dye-fat, washbowl, and powdering-tub. They have marked, and scaled us from head to foot. We may not buy our own cloathes, without their brokage. These are the suckers, that have suckt the commonwealth so hard, that it is almost become hectical. They have a vizard to hide the brand ; they make bylaws, which serve their turn to squeeze us and fill their purses.” These combinations are certainly injurious, and wise policy dictates that they should be repressed. By them all the members are laced on equality, and consequenty ingenuity, skill, and diligence are deprived of their reward. The ignorant and indolent, who compose the majority of every

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class, naturally advocate measures, which elevate them, and depress their superiours. Unfortunately our legislature 'has not looked with an indulgent eye on all applications for incorporations, and has strengthened bonds, naturally too strong to be severed by the sword of justice. This pamphlet contains the report of the trial of journeymen boot and shoe-makers for a combination against their masters. The indictment against them contains two counts—1st, for contriving and intending, unjustly, and oppressively, to increase and augment the wages usually allowed them. The other for endeavouring to prevent,by threats, menaces, and other unlawful means, other journeymen from working at the usual prices, and that they compelled others to join them. This cause, it appears, considerably agitated the body of tradesmen in the city. There were retained in the prosecution and defence of the action some of the most able and eminent counsellors of that city, whose forum is thronged by honourable, eloquent, and learned lawyers. After a solemn discussion of the question the Defendants were convicted and punished. In the correctness of the decision all sound lawyers, and all who wish for internal peace and industry, will acquiesce.

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