An Historical and Chronological Deduction of the Origin of Commerce, from the Earliest Accounts: Containing an History of the Great Commercial Interests of the British Empire. To which is Prefixed an Introduction, Exhibiting a View of the Ancient and Modern State of Europe ; and of the Commerce, Shipping, Manufactures, Fisheries, &c., of Great-Britain and Ireland, and Their Influence on the Landed Interest to which are Added, Two Appendixes, the One Containing the Modern Politico-commercial Geography of the Several Countries of Europe, and the Other, an Account of Some New Manufactures, Useful Inventions, and Recent Commercial Regulations, Volume 4

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Page 467 - East by a line to be drawn along the middle of the river St. Croix, from its mouth in the bay of Fundy to its source, and from its source directly north to the aforesaid highlands which divide the rivers that fall into the Atlantic ocean from those which fall into the river St. Lawrence...
Page 466 - St. Croix River to the highlands; along the said highlands which divide those rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence, from those which fall into the Atlantic Ocean, to the northwesternmost head of Connecticut River...
Page 508 - ... his Britannic Majesty shall, with all convenient speed, and without causing any destruction, or carrying away any negroes or other property of the American inhabitants...
Page 624 - Enemy aforementioned to neutral Places; but also from one Place belonging to an Enemy, to another Place belonging to an Enemy, whether they be under the Jurisdiction of the same Prince or under Several...
Page 507 - Lawrence, and at all other places in the sea, where the inhabitants of both countries used at any time heretofore to fish; and also that the inhabitants of the United States...
Page 503 - The intention of the two high contracting parties being to prevent, as much as possible, all the causes of complaint and misunderstanding...
Page 507 - ... of any part of the shores of the United States, and lying between lines to be drawn due east from the points where the aforesaid boundaries between Nova Scotia on the one part, and East Florida on the other, shall respectively touch the bay of Fundy and the Atlantic Ocean; excepting such islands as now are, or heretofore have been, within the limits of the said province of Nova Scotia.
Page 506 - Ontario; through the middle of said lake until it strikes the communication by water between that lake and Lake Erie; thence along the middle of said communication into Lake Erie, through the middle of said lake until it arrives at the water communication between that lake and Lake Huron...
Page 506 - ... to the middle of the river Apalachicola or Catahouche; thence along the middle thereof to its junction with the Flint river; -thence straight to the head of St. Mary's river; and thence down along the middle of St. Mary's river to the Atlantic ocean.
Page 220 - The Most Christian King renounces forever the possession of the islands of Bermudas, as well as of any part of the continent of North America, which before the Treaty of Paris in 1763, or in virtue of that treaty, were acknowledged to belong to the Crown of Great Britain...