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  • All that Dean could picture in his mind's eye was Annie Quincy, plying her despised trade in a darkened room.

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  • It wasn't an honorable trade in my time, but money made up for it.

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  • It is the principal seat of the linen trade in the county, and has extensive cloth and thread factories, bleachfields and chemical works.

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  • Sheerness has some trade in corn and seed,, and there is steamboat connexion with Port Victoria, on the opposite side of the Medway; with Southend, on the opposite side of the Thames; and with Chatham and London, and the town is in some favour as a seaside resort.

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  • The chief manufactures are boots and shoes, tobacco and machinery; there is also some trade in cattle.

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  • It has post and telegraph offices and a lively trade in wool, cotton and dry fruits (almonds, pistachios).

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  • It stands at the head of the effective navigation on the Rhine, and is not only the largest port on the upper course of that stream, but is the principal emporium for south Germany for such commodities as cereals, coal, petroleum, timber, sugar and tobacco, with a large trade in hops, wine and other south German produce.

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  • Gyula-Fellavar carries on an active trade in cereals, wine and cattle.

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  • Sueca has a thriving trade in grain and fruit from the Jucar valley, which is irrigated by waterways created by the Moors.

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  • Burton is the seat of an enormous brewing trade, representing nearly one-tenth of the total amount of this trade in the United Kingdom.

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  • Burton was the scene of several engagements in the Civil War, when its large trade in clothing and alabaster was practically ruined.

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  • The city has also a large trade in cotton, the annual receipts averaging about ioo,000 bales.

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  • Tecuci has a large transit trade in grain, timber, cattle and horses, on their way from northern and eastern Moldavia to the Danubian ports.

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  • There is a lively trade in hemp, hemp-seed oil, hemp goods and cattle, and there are hemp-mills, soap-works and tanneries.

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  • The town has grown rapidly since the completion of the railway system, and has a large trade in petroleum from Baku.

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  • Tsaritsyn is also the centre of the trade in the mustard of Sarepta, Dubovka and the neighbourhood.

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  • The town has a tribunal of commerce and a communal college, flour-mills, manufactories of earthenware, biscuits, furniture, casks, and glass and brick works; the port has trade in grain, timber, hemp, flax, &c.

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  • Calbayog has an important export trade in hemp, which is shipped to Manila.

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  • It is now a centre of the trade in Malwa opium, with a wealthy colony of Bohra merchants.

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  • Tournai carries on a large trade in carpets (called Brussels), bonnet shapes, corsets and fancy goods generally.

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  • As early as the 3rd century B.C. Megasthenes makes mention of spices brought to the shores of the Ganges from " the southern parts of India," and the trade in question was probably one of the most ancient in the world.

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  • There was a shoe trade in the town as early as the 17th century, and gloves were made from the end of the 16th century until about 1863.

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  • In 1651 the Dutch completed a treaty with Denmark to injure English trade in the Baltic; to which England replied the same year by the Navigation Act, which suppressed the Dutch trade with the English colonies and the Dutch fish trade with England, and struck at the Dutch carrying trade.

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  • Cromwell wisely inclined towards France, for Spain was then a greater menace than France alike to the Protestant cause and to the growth of British trade in the western hemisphere; but as no concessions could be gained from either France or Spain, the year 1654 closed without a treaty being made with either.

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  • There is a trade in beer, cattle and grain, sold at eleven annual fairs, three of which last for ten days each.

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  • It has an extensive trade in the wines of the district.

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  • It has trade in agricultural produce.

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  • It has iron foundries, machinery factories, railway workshops and a considerable trade in cattle, and among its other industries are weaving and malting and the manufacture of cloth.

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  • In the middle ages it was the seat of a large trade in linen.

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  • There is a considerable trade in wine and agricultural produce, other industries being brewing and malting.

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  • Fowls are kept on all farms and, though methods are still antiquated, trade in fowls and eggs is rapidly increasing.

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  • The large predominance of imports over exports after 1884 was a result of the falling off of the export trade in live stock, olive oil and wine, on account of the closing of the French market, while the importation of corn from Russia and the Balkan States increased considerably.

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  • There is a school of viticulture and a very considerable trade in Moselle wines, especially during the annual auctions.

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  • Delfzyl, which was formerly an important fortress for the protection of the ancient sluices on the little river Delf (hence its name), has greatly benefited by the construction of the Ems (Eems) shipcanal connecting it with Groningen, and has a good harbour with a considerable import trade in wood.

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  • Columbus is near the Ohio coal and iron-fields, and has an extensive trade in coal, but its largest industrial interests are in manufactures, among which the more important are foundry and machine-shop products (1905 value, $6,259,579); boots and shoes (1905 value, $5,425,087, being more than one-sixtieth of the total product value of the boot and shoe industry in the United States, and being an increase from $359,000 in 1890); patent medicines and compounds (1905 value, $3,214,096); carriages and wagons (1905 value, $2,197,960); malt liquors (1905 value, $2,133,955); iron and steel; regalia and society emblems; steam-railway cars, construction and repairing; and oleo-margarine.

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  • It has some large breweries and manufactories of chemicals, and does a considerable trade in cereals, leather, timber and wine.

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  • It has an active trade in cereals and cattle.

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  • In the 13th and 14th centuries Abingdon was a flourishing agricultural centre with an extensive trade in wool, and a famous weaving and clothing manufacture.

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  • There is a considerable trade in dairy produce; and there are shipyards,.

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  • It lies on the south-western outskirts of the Matra mountains, and carries on a brisk trade in the Erlauer wine, which is produced throughout the district.

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  • There is trade in walnuts, walnut-oil, silk, cattle, &c.

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  • Pardubitz has a tolerably active trade in grain and timber, and the horse-fairs attract numerous customers.

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  • Besides manufactures of brandy, flour, oil, soap, linen and cloth, it has an active trade in wheat, wine and fruit, especially melons.

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  • Calarashi has a considerable transit trade in wheat, linseed, hemp, timber and fish from a broad mere on the west or from the Danube.

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  • The trade in fruit, cereals, oil and wine is considerable.

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  • There is also some trade in wine.

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  • It is situated on the Pruth, and has an active trade in agricultural products.

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  • From 1889 to 1892 he was parliamentary secretary to the Board of Trade in the Conservative Government, and from 1895 to 1903 (when he resigned as a Free Trader opposed to tariff reform) Secretary for Scotland.

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  • Besides the system of charges thus prescribed in the classification and rate-sheet, each tariff provides for a certain number of special rates or charges made for particular lines of trade in certain localities, independently of their relation to the general system.

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  • The act of 1871 further renders it obligatory upon every railway company to send notice to the Board of Trade in the case of (1) any accident attended with loss of life or personal injury to any person whatsoever; (2) any collision where one of the trains is a passenger train; (3) any passenger train or part of such train leaving the rails; (4) any other accident likely to have caused loss of life or personal injury, and specified on that ground by any order made from time to time by the Board of Trade.

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  • A former trade in oil and sealskin has decayed, owing to the smaller number of whales and seals remaining about the islands.

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  • Kiu-kiang, the treaty port of the province, opened to foreign trade in 1861, is on the Yangtsze-kiang, a short distance above the junction of the Po-yang Lake with that river.

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  • It has an increasing trade in iron, timber, coal and agricultural products, a trade which is fostered by a harbour opened in 1897; and also large factories for making aniline dyes and soda.

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  • Gorinchem possesses a good harbour, and besides working in gold and silver, carries on a considerable trade in grain, hemp, cheese, potatoes, cattle and fish, the salmon fishery being noted.

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  • There are flour-mills and a trade in cereals, wool, tallow and hides.

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  • There is also considerable trade in cattle.

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  • Harwich has always had a considerable trade; in the 14th century merchants came even from Spain, and there was much trade in wheat and wool with Flanders.

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  • The orange and lemon groves have also suffered considerably, but new varieties of the orange tree are now being introduced, and an impulse will be given to the export trade in this fruit by the removal of the restriction on its importation into Greece.

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  • The town possesses breweries, tanneries, malthouses, flour-mills, saw-mills, brick and tile works, potteries and an iron foundry; its trade in butter is considerable.

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  • The town has also been long noted for its beer, and possesses some small manufactures and a considerable trade in fruit.

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  • There is an export trade in opium.

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  • The chief manufactures are silk, confectionery and earthenware; and there is besides a considerable trade in fruit, grain and cattle.

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  • Ashland has an excellent harbour, has large iron-ore and coal docks, and is the principal port for the shipment of iron ore from the rich Gogebec Range, the annual ore shipment approximating 3,500,000 tons, valued at $12,000,000, and it has also an extensive export trade in lumber.

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  • The land around Beauly is fertile and the town drives a brisk trade in coal, timber, lime, grain and fish.

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  • There is a considerable trade in silk.

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  • Turgot at once set to work to establish free trade in corn, but his edict, which was signed on the 13th of September 1774, met with strong opposition even in the conseil du roi.

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  • There is a considerable trade in cotton, in connexion with which there are large steam presses, and some manufacture of cotton cloth.

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  • The generally wet character of the seasons in 1879 and the two or three years following was mainly responsible for the high prices of meat, so that the supplies of fresh beef and mutton from Australia which now began to arrive found a ready market, and the trade in imported fresh meat which was thus commenced has practically continued to expand ever since.

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  • This gave a stimulus to the trade in imported hay, which rose from 61,237 tons in 1892 to 263,050 tons in 1893, and despite some large home-grown crops in certain subsequent years (1897 and 1898) this expansion has never since been wholly lost.

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  • The Sale of Food and Drugs Act 1899 has special reference in its earlier sections to the trade in dairy produce and margarine.

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  • The trend of the import trade in meat, live and dead (exclusive of rabbits), may be gathered from Table XVII., in which are given the annual average imports from the eight quinquennial periods embraced between 1866 and 1905.

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  • The effect was to reduce to a minimum the risk of the introduction of disease amongst the herds and flocks of the country, and at the same time to confine the trade in store stock exclusively to the breeders of Great Britain and Ireland.

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  • Compared with the export trade in live stock from Ireland to Great Britain the reciprocal trade from Great Britain to Ireland is small, and is largely restricted to animals for breeding purposes.

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  • The export trade in cattle, sheep and pigs is practically restricted to pedigree animals required for breeding purposes, and though its aggregate value [[Table Xxvi]].-Quantities and Value of Home-bred Live Stock exported from the United Kingdom, 1900-1905.

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  • It may, however, be noticed that the period 1850-1903 was marked by a steady increase of the cash wages of the farm labourer, as indicated in the following table from the Report on the Earnings of Agricultural Labourers issued by the Board of Trade in 1905.

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  • We cannot suppose that the policy of the Merchant Adventurers' Company had nothing to do with the woollen industry; that the export trade in woollen cloth was quite independent of the foreign exchanges and international trade relations in those times; that the effect on wages of the state of the currency, the influx of new silver, the character of the harvests, and many other influences can be conveniently ignored.

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  • He carried matters with so high a hand in the affairs of Holland, Switzerland and Italy as seriously to diminish the outlets for British trade in Europe.

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  • Numerous wealthy families reside here, and the town has a trade in olive-oil, silk and velvet.

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  • There is a thriving trade in wine, fruit, wheat, cattle, brandy, chalk and soap.

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  • The prosperity of the town began with the introduction of the cloth trade in the 15th century, when there are said to have been only thirteen houses, which before the end of the 16th century had increased to 520.

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  • With the destruction of the mainland cities by repeated barbarian invasions, and thanks to the gradual development of Venice as a centre of coasting trade in the northern Adriatic, the aspect of the city changed.

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  • Of far greater volume than the foreign commerce is the domestic trade in coal, iron, lumber, &c., largely by way of the Great Lakes.

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  • It carries on a considerable trade in cotton and linen and embroidered muslin.

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  • But of course it was far less important than various other articles of trade in the aggregate values of commerce.

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  • The town carries on trade in grain, and has flour mills.

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  • It possesses distilleries and brick-making factories, and has trade in cereals and cattle.

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  • There is a large export trade in fish, including that of pilchards to Italy.

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  • The finest agricultural land in the United States is near the lake, and there is an immense trade in all grains, fruits, livestock and lumber, and in products such as flour, pork, hides, leather goods, furniture, &c. Rich lead and copper mines abound, as also salt, iron and coal.

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  • The weaving and bleaching of cloth, which is of less importance than formerly, the manufacture of vehicles, and tanning are carried on; there is a large trade in the horses of the district, and granite is worked in the neighbourhood.

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  • Marash is prosperous, and has a large trade in Kurd carpets and embroideries.

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  • Some of the largest items of wholesale trade in 1920 were dry goods, $240,000,000; carpets, rugs and linoleums, also $240,000,000; boots and shoes, $175,000,000; groceries, $175,000,000; railway supplies, $210,000,000; hardware, $115,000,000; foundry products, $125,000,000.

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  • It has a trade in cereals, cotton, opium, valonia and boracite and is connected by a carriage road with Balikisri.

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  • Underlying all of these issues was of course the great moral and political problem as to whether slavery was to be confined to the south-eastern section of the country or be permitted to spread to the Pacific. The two questions not growing out of the Mexican War were in regard to the abolition of the slave trade in the District of Columbia, and the passage of a new fugitive slave law.

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  • There is also a considerable trade in wine.

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  • As a river-port it has a brisk trade in the produce of the surrounding district as well as in the raw materials of its manufactures, especially in wool from La Plata, Australia and Germany.

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  • The total volume of trade in 1902, the year of the completion of the railway, was X725,000, in 1905 it had risen to £1,208,000 - imports £480.000, exports 728,000.

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  • The Pennsylvanian Quakers advised their members against the trade in 1696; in 1754 they issued to their brethren a strong dissuasive against encouraging it in any manner; in 1774 all persons concerned in the traffic, and in 1776 all slave holders who would not emancipate their slaves, were excluded from membership. The Quakers in the other American provinces followed the lead of their brethren in Pennsylvania.

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  • On the 10th of June of the same year Fox brought forward a resolution " that effectual measures should be taken for the abolition of the African slave trade in such a manner and at such a period as should be deemed advisable," which was carried by a large majority.

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  • The khedive Ismail in 1869 appointed Sir Samuel Baker to the command of a large force with which he was " to strike a direct blow at the slave trade in its distant nest."

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  • The conquest of the central Sudan states by France - completed in 1910 by the subjugation of Wadai - has practically ended the caravan trade in slaves across the Sahara.

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  • Manacor has a small trade in grain, fruit, wine, oil and live stock.

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  • It is the centre of a thriving agricultural district and has a considerahle trade in wool, grain, cattle and horses with Basutoland, Pondoland and the neighbouring regions of Natal.

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  • The city has a considerable trade in wheat and flour.

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  • There is also considerable trade in hops and vegetables.

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  • This district is the headquarters of a thriving trade in pigs.

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  • Clocks and watches are manufactured here and also other articles of silver, while the town has a considerable trade in corn, hops and fruit.

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  • A large and remunerative export trade in salt to India is now established, whereas formerly not one grain found its way there; the first steps in this direction were taken in 1892 when works were begun to place the great rock-salt salines of Salif, on the coast of the Red Sea, on a commercial footing.

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  • They were established at a time when industry was not free, and the government fixed the number of artisans of every kind of trade in each town, no one having 'the right to increase that number.

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  • Tobacco, soap, soda, beer and furniture are manufactured, and there is a considerable trade in timber and grain.

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  • Woollen fabrics are manufactured, and the sugar industry established in 1890 employs several thousand hands; but the majority of the inhabitants are occupied by the trade in grain, fruit, wine and oil.

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  • The export trade in corn and import trade in coal is considerable.

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  • The chief industry of the town is wool-spinning, and there is trade in wood.

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  • There is also a considerable trade in corn and garden produce.

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  • Chinon has trade in wheat, brandy, red wine and plums. Basket and rope manufacture, tanning and cooperage are among its industries.

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  • Hamilton is situated in a productive agricultural region, and has a large trade in hops; among its manufactures are canned vegetables, lumber and knit goods, There are several valuable stone quarries in the vicinity.

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  • The town is the centre of a pastoral district and has a large trade in furs, while at Bushy Hill, a mile from the town, is a small gold-field.

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  • These were recent events in the time of Joash, and in like manner the Phoenician slave trade in Jewish children is carried back to an early date by the reference in Amos i.

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  • Mulhausen carries on an active trade in grain, wine, colonial produce and timber, which is facilitated by its river harbour.

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  • It has important cloth factories and a lively trade in fruit and wine.

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  • A question thereupon arose as to the manner in which the privileges thereby purported to be conferred affected the jurisdiction of the sultan over such dhows, the masters of which, as was alleged, used their immunity from search for thepurpose of carrying on contraband trade in slaves, arms and ammunition.

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  • The town has a small trade in timber, petroleum and farm produce.

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  • The place does a considerable trade in the making of bricks, bottles, earthenware, pottery, tiles and paper.

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  • There is trade in agricultural produce, wine, metals, &c. The canal from the Rhone to the Rhine passes under the citadel by way of a tunnel, and the port of Besancon has considerable trade in coal, sand, &c.

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  • Newcastle is also a mining town, but depends chiefly on its large trade in wool.

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  • There is a considerable trade in bunker and export coal at Durban, the coal bunkered having increased from 118,740 tons in 1900 to 710,777 in 1908.

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  • This fact and their reports of the immense herds of elephants which roamed the bush led Simon van der Stell, then governor at Cape Town, to despatch (1689) the ship " Noord " to Port Natal, with instructions to her commander to open up a trade in ivory and to acquire possession of the bay.

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  • The result is that, while the Luton trade in the manufacture of straw and fancy hats of every description has largely extended, the number of English plaiters, all told, was not more than a few hundreds in 1907, as compared with 30,000 in 1871.

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  • They are not exported, but there is a considerable export trade in wool.

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  • There is also a considerable export trade in geese and eggs.

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  • But he was not a blind follower of the system; he wished for unlimited freedom of trade in many,cases; and he was in advance of his more eminent contemporary Montaigne in perceiving that the gain of one nation is not necessarily the loss of another.

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  • Besides its manufactures of leather, silk, velvet and ribbons, Gandia has a thriving export trade in fruit, and imports coal, guano, timber and flour.

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  • Schweinfurt carries on an active trade in the grain, fruit and wine produced in its neighbourhood, and it is the seat of an important sheep and cattle market.

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  • It has a considerable trade in timber, and a local trade by steamers on Storsjb.

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  • The town contains large iron foundries and chemical works, and has an active trade in fruit, cider, timber and live stock.

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  • Fredericton is the chief commercial centre in the interior of the province, and has also a large trade in lumber.

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  • The manufacture of morocco leather goods and the quarrying of the lithographic stone of the vicinity are carried on, and there is trade in cattle, grain, wine, truffles and dressed pork.

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  • Limasol has a considerable trade in wine and carobs.

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  • It is an important railway and commercial centre, trade in hardware being especially large.

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  • For the first twenty years the city's leading industry was trade in cotton.

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  • The chief manufactures are wooden shoes and umbrellas, and there is trade in cheese and in the cattle and horses reared in the neighbourhood.

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  • Natal was founded in 1597 as a military post to check an illicit trade in Brazil-wood.

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  • In 1890 Portland cement works were built, and there is a large trade in timber.

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  • The city's chief interest is in the tobacco industry; it has also considerable trade in other agricultural products and in coal; and its manufactures include carriages and wagons, bricks, lime, flour and dressed lumber.

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  • The total foreign trade in 1908 amounted to $9,778,810 imports and $14,560,830 exports, the values being in U.S. gold.

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  • Other institutions include a grammar school founded in the middle of the 16th century and provided for by a charter of Edward VI., the Cambridgeshire hospital, a custom-house, a cattle-market, and an important corn-exchange, for Wisbech has a large trade in grain.

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  • Bath also manufactures lumber, iron and brass goods, and has a considerable trade in ice, coal, lumber and iron and steel.

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  • It has a trade in silk.

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  • The district produces hops and fruit, and there is trade in cider.

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  • There are wharves and a large carrying trade in barges above this point, but below it the river is crowded with shipping, and extensive docks open on either hand.

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  • Omitting such vessels, therefore, the number which entered in the coastwise trade in 1905 was 16,358 of 6,374,832 tons.

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  • In the East End and other poor quarters a large trade in second-hand clothing, flowers and vegetables, and many other commodities is carried on in the streets on movable stalls by costermongers and hawkers.

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  • Temesvar is the most important centre of commerce and industry of south Hungary, and carries on a brisk trade in grain, flour, spirits and horses.

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  • Its trade in grain and its cattle-markets are likewise important.

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  • It has an important trade in timber, and numerous windmills in the vicinity provide power for oil, cement and paper works, timber-sawing and corn-grinding.

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  • At that time it had a population of at least 50,000 and was very prosperous as the centre of the woollen trade in central Belgium.

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  • Fareham has a considerable trade in corn, timber and coal; the creek being accessible to vessels of 300 tons.

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  • It was a free port and had a considerable trade in wool and wine.

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  • It has a large trade in wool, flax and grain, its markets for these commodities being very numerously attended.

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  • Situated at the intersection of two roads - from Kulja to Tashkent, and from Semipalatinsk to Kashgar - Vyernyi carries on an active trade in wheat, rice, corn, tea, oil and tobacco.

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  • There is a large export trade in coal, I copper, iron and tin, mostly shipped from nieghbouring ports, while the principal imrorts are timber and general merchandise.

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  • By the first of these (1290) the town was granted a fair on St Margaret's Day (July 20) and as the abbey had extensive sheep walks the trade in wool was considerable.

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  • When, in April 1908, Mr Asquith became premier, and Mr Lloyd George chancellor of the exchequer, the sugar convention The world's trade in cane and beet sugar in tons avoirdupois at decennial periods from 1840 to 1870, inclusive, and yearly from 1871 to 1901 inclusive, with the percentage of beet sugar and the average price per cwt.

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  • Woollen and linen cloth, leather, earthenware, paper, and articles in gold and silver are also made in Vicenza, and a considerable trade in these articles, as well as in corn and wine, is carried on.

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  • Leather-dressing and wool-spinning are carried on and there is trade in live-stock, in agricultural produce, especially eggs, and in marble.

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  • Hang-chow-fu was declared open to foreign trade in 1896, in pursuance of the Japanese treaty of Shimonoseki.

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  • Considerable trade in wine, fruit, grain and timber is carried on by boats on the Main.

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  • It has a medieval castle, several churches, a synagogue and various industries - iron-foundries, saw-mills, brick-works, and breweries; also an extensive trade in cereals and timber.

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  • The flannel manufacture has been transferred to Newtown, but Welshpool has tweeds and woollen shawls, besides a fair trade in agricultural produce, malting and tanning.

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  • The church of St John the Baptist, principally Perpendicular, - has in its tower three bells presented by Charles Both this town and the adjacent urban district of Radstock (pop. 3355) have a considerable trade in coal, which is mined in the vicinity.

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  • The chief industries are cotton spinning, weaving, bleaching, dyeing, printing, machine building and lithography, and there is an active trade in wine, beer and cheese.

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  • Portrush has a thriving trade in salmon.

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  • Lubeck and Hamburg, however, dominated the German trade in the ports of the east coast, notably in Lynn and Boston, while they were strong in the organized trading settlements at York, Hull, Ipswich, Norwich, Yarmouth and Bristol.

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  • In 1252 the first treaty privileges for German trade in Flanders show two men of Lubeck and Hamburg heading the "Merchants of the Roman Empire," and in the later organization of the counter at Bruges four or five of the six aldermen were chosen from towns east of the Elbe, with Lubeck steadily predominant.

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  • The fairs of Leipzig and Frankfort-on-Main rose in importance as Novgorod, the stronghold of Hanse trade in the East, was weakened by the attacks of Ivan III.

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  • Vienna carries on an extensive trade in corn, flour, cattle, wine, sugar and a large variety of manufactured articles.

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  • There is a considerable export trade in dates.

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  • Ottawa has an important trade in grain and live-stock; soft coal and natural gas are found in the vicinity; the manufactures include flour, windmills, wire-fences, furniture, bricks, brooms and foundry products.

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  • There is a trade in agricultural produce, a salmon fishery, sea fisheries and a manufacture of linen.

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  • Other towns of Tunisia are, on the east coast, Nabeul, pop. about 5000, the ancient Neapolis, noted for the mildness of its climate and its pottery manufactures; Hammamet with 37 00 inhabitants; Monastir (the Ruspina of the Romans), a walled town with 5600 inhabitants and a trade in cereals and oils; Mandiya or Mandia (q.v.; in ancient chronicles called the city of Africa and sometimes the capital of the country) with 8500 inhabitants, the fallen city of the Fatimites, which since the French occupation has risen from its ruins, and has a new harbour (the ancient Cothon or harbour, of Phoenician origin, cut out of the rock is nearly dry but in excellent preservation); and Gabes (Tacape of the Romans, Qabis of the Arabs) on the Syrtis, a group of small villages, with an aggregate population of 16,000, the port of the Shat country and a depot of the esparto trade.

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  • Cacao, tobacco, cotton, rice and indigo are grown in the neighbouring country, and the town has a considerable trade in these and other commodities; it also manufactures sugar, fans and woven fabrics.

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  • There are manufactures of machinery and agricultural implements, and trade in the products of the district, such as cider and malt, and several fairs are held annually.

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  • Aquila has some trade in lace and saffron, and possesses other smaller industries.

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  • The value of trade probably exceeds 2,000,000, principal exports being rice, raw silk, dry fruit, fish, sheep and cattle, wool and cotton, and cocoons, the principal imports sugar, cotton goods, silkworm "seed" or eggs (70,160 worth in 1906-7), petroleum, glass and china., The trade in dried silkworm cocoons has increased remarkably since 1893, when only 76,150 lb valued at 6475 were exported; during the year 1906-7 ending 10th March, 2,717,540 lb valued at 238,000 were exported.

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  • It is now, however, the chief emporium of the Rhenish wine traffic, and also carries on an extensive transit trade in grain, timber, flour, petroleum, paper and vegetables.

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  • Its commercial importance was also great, being especially due to its trade in wool.

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  • The principal industries are flax, sugar, tobacco and machinery, and there is a trade in cattle and horses.

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  • The trade in leather is of great and growing importance.

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  • Its industries include tanning and leather-currying, and there is trade in grain.

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  • The port has a small trade in coal, live-stock and farm produce.

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  • There is trade in coal, but 1 i.

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  • Dijon has considerable trade in cereals and wool, and is the second market for the wines of Burgundy.

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  • It possesses excellent wharves, does a large import trade in coal, and has shipbuilding yards, breweries, distilleries, cloth aid paper factories, glass-works, copper-works, soap-works and rice mills.

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  • Granite is quarried in the neighbourhood and there is an extensive trade in grain.

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  • The history of the settlement begins in 1784, but the port was already important at that time for a trade in woods and fruits; French and English corsairs resorted thither for ship-building woods.

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  • Khokand is one of the most important centres of trade in Turkestan.

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  • The industries include the spinning and weaving of cotton and wool, printing, dyeing and tanning, while there is a brisk trade in wine.

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  • The town has two interesting museums. Emden is the seat of an active trade in agricultural produce and live-stock, horses, timber, coal, tea and wine.

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  • Manzanares has manufactures of soap, bricks and pottery, and an active trade in wheat, wine, spirits, aniseed and saffron.

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  • Cloves, however, form its chief product, though the trade in them is less important than formerly, when the Dutch prohibited the rearing of the clove-tree in all the other islands subject to their rule, in order to secure the monopoly to Amboyna.

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  • There is some coast trade in grain, &c., and sea-fishery is prosecuted.

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  • Lake Charles is the chief centre of lumber manufacture in the state, and has rice mills, car shops and an important trade in wool.

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  • There is also a government opium depot for the payment of duty, the town being a considerable centre for the trade in opium as well as in grain.

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  • It has a considerable trade in oil and coal and in the agricultural products of the surrounding region, and has various manufactures.

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  • It describes his entering Rome on foot, amid the rejoicings of the citizens; his liberality towards his soldiers and to the citizens of Rome, a liberality that was extended even to persons under eleven years of age; his charities for the maintenance of the children of the poor; his remission of succession-duties in cases where the property was small or the heirs members of the testator's family; his establishment of free trade in corn between the various parts of the empire; his abandonment of vexatious and petty prosecutions for "high treason"; his punishment of informers; his abolition of pantomimes; his repairs of public buildings and his extension and embellishment of the Circus Maximus.

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  • Temples that had been wellnigh deserted were already beginning to be frequented, rites long intermitted were being renewed, and the trade in fodder for sacrificial victims was reviving.

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  • The town has a handsome church (Early English and Decorated), a grammar school, and some trade in coal, timber, malt and cheese.

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  • There is also a trade in tobacco.

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  • The chief industry is the cultivation of oysters in four large beds in the Mare Piccolo; besides oysters, Taranto carries on a large trade in cozze, a species of large black mussel, which is packed in barrels with a special sauce.

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  • The prosperity of the town is largely due to the export trade in phosphates, esparto grass, oil, almonds, pistachio nuts, sponges, wool, &c. There is in the Gulf of Gabes a rise and fall of 5 ft.

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  • There is a trade in wine, beer, wood and minerals.

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  • There is an active export trade in grain.

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  • The town has trade in grain, iron, mined in the vicinity, and leather.

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  • Columbia is in a fine farming region; is engaged extensively in the mining and shipping of phosphates; has an important trade in live-stock, especially mules; manufactures cotton, lumber, flour, bricks, pumps and woollen goods; and has marble and stone works.

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  • The town, which was founded in 1630, has tallow-melting and carries on a large trade in rye and rye flour.

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  • It has various industries, including saw and planing mills, shipbuilding, glassworks and factories for wood-pulp, barrels and potato flour; and an active trade in exporting timber, ice, wood-pulp and granite, chiefly to Great Britain, and in importing from the same country coal and salt.

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  • Holguin has trade in cabinet woods, tobacco, Indian corn and cattle products, which it exports through its port Gibara, about 25 m.

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  • There are manufactures of cigars, beer, hats, watches, furniture and machines, and a trade in wine, fruit and cereals.

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  • At the same time commerce was encouraged by the abolition of unauthorized tolls and by an improvement of the coinage; while the sale of arms to hostile peoples, and the trade in Christian slaves were forbidden.

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  • The chief industries are weaving, spinning, dyeing, brewing and milling; there is also a trade in horses and cattle.

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  • There are stone quarries in the environs, and the town has trade in farm produce.

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  • Besides coffee there is a large trade in durra, the kat plant (used by the Mahommedans as a drug), ghee, cattle, mules and camels, skins and hides, ivory and gums. The import trade is largely in cotton goods, but every kind of merchandise is included.

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  • In some parts of England the trade in goldfinches is very considerable.

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  • The department contains a comparatively large extent of pasturage, which has given rise to a considerable trade in horses, cattle, sheep and wool for the northern markets.

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  • Aire has flour-mills, leather and oil works, and nail manufactories, and trade in agricultural produce.

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  • Mergui town has risen into prominence in recent years as the centre of the pearling trade in the neighbouring archipelago.

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  • It was visited by Portuguese traders as early as 1522, and is one of the five seaports which were thrown open to foreign trade in 1842 by the treaty of Nanking.

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  • The industries of Arnstadt include iron and other metal founding, the manufacture of leather, cloth, tobacco, weighing-machines, paper, playing-cards, chairs, gloves, shoes, iron safes, and beer, and market-gardening and trade in grain and wood are carried on.

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  • Formerly a rendezvous for slave caravans Lindi now has a more legitimate trade in white ivory.

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  • The transit trade in the last-named year included bullion valued at £33,000, being raw gold from the Kilo mines, Belgian Congo.

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  • The manufacture of machinery, amber articles, tobacco and cigars, and bricks, with some iron-founding, linen-weaving, and salmon-fishing in the Stolpe, are the chief industrial occupations of the inhabitants, who also carry on trade in grain, cattle, spirits, timber, fish and geese.

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  • It has a pottery, a brewery, a distillery and some trade in agricultural produce.

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  • The port, which was opened to foreign trade in 1876, has not justified the expectations which were formed of it as a commercial centre, and in 1908 the direct foreign trade was valued at £19,000 only.

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  • A considerable native export trade in wood, charcoal, bamboo, medicines, paper umbrellas, oranges, otter skins and tobacco leaf is carried on.

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  • The most important industrial establishments are cigar manufactories, manufactories of chemicals and earthenware, and brass foundries, and there is also an active trade in the agricultural produce of the surrounding country.

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  • It has an Evangelical and a Roman Catholic church, a sanatorium for consumptives, and does a considerable trade in wine.

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  • It is known for its pork pies, and has a trade in Stilton cheese.

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  • The manufactures include agricultural implements, leather, vinegar and plaited sandals, and there is a trade in brandy, wine, cattle, poultry and wool; there are quarries of building-stone in the neighbourhood.

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  • Though the British government gave, more or less unwillingly, a large measure of self-government to the Plantations, it was no less intent than the Spanish crown on retaining the whole colonial trade in British hands, and on excluding foreigners.

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  • There is a considerable trade in grain; but the commercial prosperity of Karshi is mainly due to its being a meeting-point for the roads from Samarkand, Bokhara, Hissar, Balkh and Maimana, and serves as the market where the Turkomans and Uzbegs dispose of their carpets, knives and firearms. Its coppersmiths turn out excellent work.

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  • There are saw-mills and textile factories in Piatra, which has a considerable trade in wine and timber.

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  • The town was opened to foreign trade in 1868.

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  • There is an active trade in cattle, tallow, wools, skins, linseed, wine, corn and manufactured wares.

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  • It is now a poor place, but has some trade in cotton and indigo, and manufactures of cotton cloth.

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  • Besides a silk mill, malthouses and engineering and agricultural implement works, there is a brisk trade in farm produce.

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  • There is a considerable trade in cattle, grain and other agricultural produce, and in timber and spirits.

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  • These cultivate gambier and pepper successfully in Bintang, and there is a considerable trade in wood.

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  • Market-gardening, especially horticulture, is extensively practised in the vicinity, so that Haarlem is the seat of a large trade in Dutch bulbs, especially hyacinths, tulips, fritillaries, spiraeas and japonicas.

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  • The leading industries include manufactures of woollens, flax and chemicals, and there is also a brisk trade in live-stock.

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  • There are manufactures of light woollen stuffs and a trade in corn, cattle and the produce of domestic industries.

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  • Tilsit carries on trade in timber, grain, hemp, flax, herrings and coal; but its trade with Russia, at one time considerable, has fallen off since the construction of the railway from Konigsberg to Kovno.

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  • In 1610 a vessel was despatched with merchandise suitable for traffic with the Indians, the voyage resulted in profit, and a lucrative trade in peltry sprang up. Early in 1614 Adriaen Block explored Long Island Sound and discovered Block Island.

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  • The merchants of Amsterdam and Hoorn soon formed themselves into the New Netherland Company, and on the 11th of October 1614 received from the States-General a three years' monopoly of the Dutch fur trade in New Netherland, i.e.

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  • William Kieft was appointed director-general late in 1637, and in 1638 the Company abandoned its monopoly of trade in New Netherland and gave notice that all inhabitants of the United Provinces, and of friendly countries, might trade there subject to an import duty of io %, an export duty of 15%, and to the requirement that the goods should be carried in the Company's ships.

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  • The enormous influx of pilgrims naturally creates a brisk trade in Kerbela and the towns along the route from Persia to that place and beyond to Nejef.

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  • Manufactures are insignificant, but there is a brisk export trade in grain, salt, fish, wool and tallow.

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  • Kosen, which became a town in 1869, has large mill-works; it has a trade in wood and wine.

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  • It is well laid out, has an Evangelical and two Roman Catholic churches, and carries on a considerable trade in the red wines of the district.

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  • The Catabanes produce frankincense and Hadramut myrrh, and there is a trade in these and other spices with merchants who make the journey from Aelana (Elath, on the Gulf of `Akaba) to Minaea in seventy days; the Gabaeans (the Gaba'an of the inscriptions, Pliny's Gebanitae) take forty days to go to Hadramut.

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  • Sanson's brothers exercised the same trade in other towns.

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  • The volume of trade in 1898, as represented by imports and exports, was £3,114,000 (imports £1,190,000; exports £1,923,000).

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  • Apart from a growing import trade in coal and machinery, its commerce has declined; but it is among the first twelve manufacturing places in Sweden, having large mechanical workshops.

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  • Its industries include important hosiery manufactures, and it carries on trade in grain and coal.

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  • The neighbouring fields of clay, afford material for the manufacture of bricks and pottery; coarse cloth is woven in the town; and there is a considerable trade in farm produce.

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  • Benton Harbor has a large trade in fruit (peaches, grapes, pears, cherries, strawberries, raspberries and apples) and other market garden produce raised in the vicinity.

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  • Saw-milling, boat-building and flaxstripping are carried on, together with trade in cereals, cloth, potatoes, &c.

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  • Its industries comprise wire-drawing, tanning and saw-milling, and there is a considerable trade in wine, fruit and other agricultural produce.

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  • The Marine Department was created a separate branch of the board of trade in 1850, about which time many new and important marine questions came under the board of trade, such, for example, as the survey of passenger steamers, the compulsory examination of masters and mates, the establishment of shipping offices for the engagement and discharge of seamen.

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  • It possesses manufactures of cloth, table-linen and earthenware, and has an active trade in wine, linen, cattle and grain.

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  • There is trade in the white wine of the neighbourhood, and in sheep, cattle and agricultural products.

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  • There is a considerable trade in livestock, preserved meat, petroleum and cereals.

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  • He also established a trade in cotton, and improved the native agriculture.

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  • The types of its coins suggest a trade in wheat, wine and fish.

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  • The trade is very active and increasing, Kishinev being a centre for the Bessarabian trade in grain, wine, tobacco, tallow, wool and skins, exported to Austria and to Odessa.

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  • In 1803 a commission met to consider the state of the Dutch colonies, and advocated drastic administrative and commercial reforms, notably freedom' of trade in all commodities except firearms, opium, rice and wood - with coffee, pepper and spices, which were state monopolies.

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  • Australian and Japanese trade in the archipelago was stimulated by the establishment of the Australian Commonwealth (1901) and the Russo-Japanese War (1904-5).

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  • The Peene is navigable up to the town, which has a considerable trade in its own manufactures, as well as in the produce of the surrounding country, while some shipbuilding is carried on in wharves on the river.

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  • Fairs are periodically held in the town; and the trade in timber, cereals, and linen and woollen goods is generally brisk.

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  • Here are found members of the different Indian nations, originally slaves; Arabs, who are principally engaged in navigation, but also trade in gold and precious stones; Javanese, who are cultivators; and Malays, chiefly boatmen and sailors, and adherents of Mahommedanism.

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  • At first a trade was carried on in wine, colonial wares, alcoholic liquors and salt; there are now manufactures of earthenware, glass and crystal, arms, paper, woollens, tools, lead, copper and zinc work, as well as breweries, and tobacco and cigar factories, and a trade in corn and butter.

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  • The town is the seat of a sub-prefect and has a tribunal of first instance; it has trade in phosphates, of which there are workings in the vicinity, and carries on cotton-spinning and the manufacture of leather, paper and sugar.

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  • The four acts of 1842, 1846, 1853, 1860 - the first two In under Peel's leadership, the second two under Gladstone's guidance - thus carried out gradually the policy of free trade in regard to other articles than grain.

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  • Jerba has a considerable reputation for the manufacture of the woollen tissues interwoven with silk which are known as burnous stuffs; a market for the sale of sponges is held from November till March; and there is a considerable export trade in olives,.

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  • It carries on a large trade in cattle, horses and grain, and has two annual fairs, held at Whitsuntide and in June.

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  • Andijan is a centre for the trade in raw cotton and has cotton factories.

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  • Many of these find their way to the great shipping-ports, where there have grown up establishments that trade in wild animals.

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  • Its chief industries are the manufacture of watch springs, gloves, lace, beer and machinery, and it has a trade in grain.

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  • There are manufactures of cloth, machinery and tobacco, and an active trade in grain and horses.

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  • There is a brisk local trade in farm produce, and in the linen, hempen goods and pottery manufactured in Baza.

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  • It is an important steamboat station for both passenger and cargo traffic, and besides manufactures of cement, dyes and soap, has a considerable trade in the wines of the district.

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  • Palma has a thriving trade in grain, wine, oil, almonds, fruit, vegetables, silk, foodstuffs and livestock.

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  • Sissek has a considerable trade in grain and timber.

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  • The weaving establishments (mainly broadcloth) of Leiden at the close of the 15th century were very important, and after the expulsion of the Spaniards Leiden cloth, Leiden baize and Leiden camlet were familiar terms. These industries afterwards declined, and in the beginning of the 19th century the baize manufacture was altogether given up. Linen and woollen manufactures are now the most important industries, while there is a considerable transit trade in butter and cheese.

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  • The distinction of the use of standards for trade in general, or for silver or gold in particular, should be noted.

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  • There is also a considerable trade in cattle.

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  • He believed that to look for the restoration of freedom of foreign trade in Great Britain would have been "as absurd as to expect that an Oceana or Utopia should be established in it."

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  • He suggests as the mode of enforcing this obligation the requirement of submission to a test examination "before any one could obtain the freedom in any corporation, or be allowed to set up a trade in any village or town corporate."

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  • It has an Evangelical and a Roman Catholic church, manufactories of gloves, patent leather, paper, metal ware and artificial manures, and a considerable trade in cereals.

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  • In some places the capture of the latter is the source of a considerable export trade in tortoiseshell.

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  • Formerly there was a trade in ostrich feathers and ivory; but.

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  • The city has an important trade in fruit, and has various manufactures, including paper, fruit packages, baskets, motor boats, gasolene launches, automobile supplies, hosiery and knit goods, air guns and sashes and blinds.

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  • Under the patronage of his great-grandson, the last earl of Hereford (who lived in great splendour at the castle), the town became one of the chief centres of trade in South Wales, and a sixteen days' fair, which he granted, still survives as a hiring fair held in November.

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  • The surrounding district is very fertile and the trade in agricultural products is considerable.

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  • It has a small river-port, and carries on trade in wine, brandy, grain, fruit and timber.

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  • Manufacture of woollens, cottons, Russia leather and embroidery is carried on, and there is trade in cattle, wine, tobacco, hemp, hides and grain.

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  • There is an active trade in the agricultural products of the fertile region around the city.

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  • Its modern prosperity is traced to about the year 1750, when a colony of English settled here and established a trade in woollens, leather, wine and spirits.

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  • Its trade in timber, salt, textiles, cattle, wine and agricultural produce of all kinds is very considerable.

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  • It has manufactures of cotton, tobacco and leather, and a large trade in wine, silk cocoons and red pepper.

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  • The industries include shoe-making and watch-making, and there is some trade in grain and timber.

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  • There is considerable trade in timber and coal, chiefly river-borne.

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  • Its chief industries are woollen and cotton manufactures, sugar-refining and cigar-making; it has also a trade in singingbirds.

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  • There is a considerable trade in wines.

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  • To that country fresh fish is sent in large quantities, and there is an important trade in canned salmon between British Columbia and Great Britain.

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  • The geographical position of Canada, its railway systems and steamship service for freight across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, are favourable to the extension of the export trade in farm products to European and oriental countries.

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  • There is a considerable trade in " lunch tongues."

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  • Pigs, mostly of the Yorkshire, Berkshire and Tamworth breeds, are reared and fattened in large numbers, and there is a valuable export trade in bacon.

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  • The Seed Control Act of 1905 brings under strict regulations the trade in agricultural seeds, prohibiting the sale for seeding of cereals, grasses, clovers or forage plants unless free from weeds specified, and imposing severe penalties for infringements.

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  • The Alaskan boundary, the Atlantic and inland fisheries, the alien labour law, the bonding privilege, the seal fishery in the Bering Sea and reciprocity of trade in certain products were among the subjects considered by the commission.

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  • The trade in wool still flourished in 1751.

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  • Brandy distilleries are numerous, and there is some trade in wood; but no local industry can rival agriculture and stock-breeding, which furnish the bulk of the exports.

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  • Coburg is a place of considerable industry, the chief branches of the latter being brewing, manufactures of machinery, colours and porcelain, iron-founding and saw-milling; and there is an important trade in the cattle reared in the neighbourhood.

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  • Llanidloes has a trade in Plinlimmon slates and minerals besides flannel and wool manufactures.

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  • The chief local industries are tanning and the manufacture of petroleum drums. The opening, in 1895, of the railway to Bucharest, which crosses the Danube by a bridge at Cerna Voda, brought Constantza a considerable transit trade in grain and petroleum, which are largely exported; coal and coke head the list of imports, followed by machinery, iron goods, and cotton and woollen fabrics.

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  • In the market square a considerable trade in grain, flax and provisions is prosecuted.

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  • Edam has some trade in timber, while shipbuilding, rope-spinning and salt-boiling are also carried on.

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  • He removed with his parents to Stoughton in 1723, attended the country school there, and at an early age learned the cobbler's trade in his father's shop. Removing to New Milford, Connecticut, in 1743, he worked as county surveyor, engaged in mercantile pursuits, studied law, and in 1754 was admitted to the bar.

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  • The city's export of grain and its coastwise trade in coal are especially large.

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  • They established the trade in the thriving towns of Asia Minor, and they planted it as far west as Sicily, as Sicilian silks of the 12th century with Saracenic patterns still testify.

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  • The principal seat of the trade in that country is at Crefeld, nearly one-half of the production of the empire being manufactured there.

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  • Other principal centres of the silk trade in Rhenish Prussia are Viersen, Barmen, Elberfeld and Muhlheim.

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  • Italy, the early home of the silk trade in Europe, the land of the gorgeous velvets of Genoa and the damasks and brocades of medieval Sicily, Venice and Florence, now takes only a sixth place, the centre of greatest activity being at Como; but Genoa still makes velvets, and the brocades of Venice are not a thing of the past.

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  • The remarkable development of the comparatively new trade in spun silk goes far to compensate for the loss of the older trade of net silk, and has enabled the exports of silk manufactures from Great Britain to be at least maintained and to show some signs of expansion.

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  • Vines are cultivated on the neighbouring hills, and there is a trade in wine and corn.

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  • The British islands are under a resident commissioner, and have some trade in copra, ivory, nuts, pearl shell and other produce.

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  • The German islands have a small trade in sandalwood, tortoise-shell, &c. The total population may be roughly estimated at 180,000.

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  • There is some weaving of silk cloth, and export trade in sugar.

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  • It is connected with Smyrna by a branch of the Aidin railway, and has a trade in cotton, figs, raisins and tobacco.

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