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TABLE C.

An account of the Commerce with those places whereto Scot

land has traded, during one year, at various periods, since the Union.

5,261

Places. Year. Imports. Exports,

Total. Denmark & Norway 1765 £ 34,204 £ 47,502 £ 81,706 Sweden 1792 49,063

54,324 Ruffia

1796 465,243 43,611 508,854 Poland

1784 57,739 2,294 60,033 Prussia 1795 69,617 3,808

73,425 Germany

1796 89,703 80,225 169,928 Holland

1744 110,015 421,617 531,632 Flanders

1782 92,300 65,559 157,859 France

1772 3,313 472,175 475,488 Portugal

1796

59,934 5,507 65,441 Madeira

1791 2,875 14,474 17,349 Spain

1774 10,785 67,478 78,263 Canaries 1766 2,620

437 3,057 Minorca 1770

2,059

12,707 Majorca

1778 648 Gibraltar

1795
43 5,398

5,381 Italy

1791 19,777 15,095 34-772 Ireland

1790 370,449 328,230 698,689 The of Man 1795 1,044

6,228 7,332 Alderney

1772 Jersey 1782 1,230

1,230 Greenland 1787

34,520 New England 1765

29,754 17,404

47,158 New York

1796 21,059 171,502 192,561 Pensylvania

1771 20,048 18,725 38,773 Maryland & Virginia 1771 548,528 303,400 891,928 North & S. Carolina 1789

43,071 41,667

84,738 Georgia 1780

28,092

Newfoundland

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1764 :

Places. Year.
Newfoundland 1793
Canada

1794
Nova Scotia

1797
Iland of St. John's 1770
Bermudas

1783
Bahamas

1795
Turk's land

1769
Florida

1779
Honduras Bay 1774
Antigua

1770
Barbadoes

1791
Dominica

1793
Grenada

1792
Jamaica

° 1794
Montserrat
Nevis

1793
St. Kitt's

1780
St. Vincent

1792
Tortola

1782
Tobago
St. Lucia

1782
St. Cruze

1775
Guadaloupe

1763
Cuba

1779
St. Eustatia

1781
Martinico

1794
Hispaniola

1779
St. Martin

1790
St. Thomas

1792
Curaffoa & Demerara 1792
America, in general 1760
Africa

1766
Trinidada

1796

Imports. Exports. Total.
1,352
23,262

24,614
2,240 35,493 37,733
1,457

126,136 127,593
1,208

562 1,770
3,861 9,089

12,950
20,005 16,959 36,964
812

104,219
29.444

108 29,532
65,660 8,141

73,801
64,434 22,015

86,449
3,817
6,112

9,929
111,518

120,372 234,890
86,034

304,283 390,317
8,344

1,800

10,144
17,610
45,049 99,030 144,079
38,206

5,989 44,195
32,097

24,098 56,195
35,211 7,895 43,106

542778 71,384
19,847

9,924 3,190 13,114
25,896
22,221
18,039 8,745

26,784
7,448
1,315
17,651
10,318
475,704

350,540 815,244

4,088
17,259

8,685 25,944

1796

16,606

Let Ireland examine well this detail of Commercial intercourse.
Let the aggregate amount of this Commerce, during one year at

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each place, be duly considered. These are proofs which bring home conviction upon facts, and display through the incontrovertible evidence of figures, what have been the results of Union to Scotland. Since, therefore, such are the consequences to a country, without those natural capabilities from local advantages, or from animal, mineral, and vegetable resources; what has not Ireland solid reason to expect, being so eminently distinguished with such extraordinary superiorities, if once enjoying an equality of civil and political capacities ? Madness, indeed, and not simple prejudice must rule the hour-did not some mental contagion prevail, of which the great philofopher Bacon speaks, men could not pause a moment upon the measure of an Union.

In our conscience, we think that those who oppose it, are downright enemies to Ireland; they are enemies to its suffering cottagers, its starving poor, its miserable manufacturers :- they are enemies to the jandholders and the merchant: they are enemies to their torn and bleeding country, and to themselves,-though not intentionally to any of these. But we do believe them to be eventually, and radically, overthrowing the throne and the altars of their country.

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Comparative View of Scotland before and since the Union, os

Shipping, Trade, Revenues, and Populations.

(Taken from Mr. Dundas's Speech, page 20.)

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POPULATION. In 1755 1,265,000

1795 15,34,000
In Glasgow, from the years, 1701 to 1710 14,790

In 1798 77,042

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Progreffion of the Commerce of Ireland with Great Britain,

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The trade of Ireland has increased, in one century, about fifteen fold. From 1777, which was two years before the date of Irish Independence, to 1784, being a term of seven years, and which comes down lower than the date of her independence and Free-Trade, her commerce did not increase. But, its rapid augmentation since 1784 has arisen from another cause, totally distinct from her Independence or Free Trade, and which the latter would have never procured, more than the former. That cause was the wonderful growing commerce of Britain, since 1784, which we shall few hereafter. Ireland has prospered with the prosperity of Great Britain, and appears bright by a reflected light—but which so dazzles the weak-fighted, that they mistake its original and true source. It is not Irish Independence, however : it is not her Free Trade-make her as free as she came out of chaos, cut asunder every filament of connexionWhere will then be her millions of Trade? What will she then

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