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The golden fleece: or the trade, interest, and well-being of Great Britain considered. With remarks on the rise, progress, and present decay of our woollen manufactures. Also An Estimate of this Valuable Trade, fairly and clearly stated, and the great Proportion given up Yearly to Foreigners. By Suffering (or Conniving at) the illegal Exportation of British and Irish Wool, and Woollen Goods throughly Manufactured in Ireland, to Foreign Parts. Likewise Heads for a Bill, to put an effectual Stop to this matchless Evil, so injurious to both King and Country. To which is added, a scheme, or proposal, For taking away many burthensome Duties on some of the most Essential Necessaries of Life, viz. Leather, Soap, Candles, Painted Silks, and Starch, by replacing the like Sum, in Lieu of the said Taxes, on a small Duty on Wool, and to replace those Officers, that at this Time are employed on Leather, Soap, Candles, &c. to register the Wool of Great Britain and Ireland; by which Alteration, our Woollen Manufactures may be afforded cheaper than at present, thro' every Hand they pass, 'till they arrive at Foreign Markets, and no Condition of Men will pay One Shilling, where they now pay Ten, on account of the several Taxes beforementioned, and at the same Time, add many Millions yearly to the Trade of the Nation. Submitted to the Consideration of Parliament, as also to the Landlords, Tenants, Manufacturers, and Fair Traders, for whose Ease and Benefit this is designed. 1736

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Smith, Simon. The golden fleece: or The trade, interest, and well-being of Great Britain considered. With remarks on the present decay of our woollen manufactures, and the impending dangers that threaten this kingdom by suffering (or conniving at) the illegal exportation of British and Irish wool, and woollen goods thoroughly manufactured in Ireland, to foreign parts. Likewise heads for a bill, to put an effectual stop to this matchless evil, so injurious to both king and country. To which is added, a scheme, or proposal, for taking away those burthensome duties on leather, soap, candles, painted silks, and starch, which raise net, but 473,427 l. and yet cost the subject at least three times as much; and to replace the like sum, by a small duty on wool; also to employ the same officers in the service of their country, to register the wool of Great Britain and Ireland; by which alteration, the following proposal will clearly demonstrate, that no rank or condition of men will pay one shilling, where they now pay ten, by the aforesaid duties on leather, soap, candles, &c. and at the same time, add many millions sterling yearly to the trade of the nation. Submitted to the consideration of Parliament, as also the landlords, tenants, manufactures, and fair traders, for whose ease and benefit this is designed. Salus Populi Suprema Lex. The Fourth Edition, with Additions.The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 25793, https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/25793. Accessed 2024-07-19.

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  title={The golden fleece: or The trade, interest, and well-being of Great Britain considered. With remarks on the present decay of our woollen manufactures, and the impending dangers that threaten this kingdom by suffering (or conniving at) the illegal exportation of British and Irish wool, and woollen goods thoroughly manufactured in Ireland, to foreign parts. Likewise heads for a bill, to put an effectual stop to this matchless evil, so injurious to both king and country. To which is added, a scheme, or proposal, for taking away those burthensome duties on leather, soap, candles, painted silks, and starch, which raise net, but 473,427 l. and yet cost the subject at least three times as much; and to replace the like sum, by a small duty on wool; also to employ the same officers in the service of their country, to register the wool of Great Britain and Ireland; by which alteration, the following proposal will clearly demonstrate, that no rank or condition of men will pay one shilling, where they now pay ten, by the aforesaid duties on leather, soap, candles, &c. and at the same time, add many millions sterling yearly to the trade of the nation. Submitted to the consideration of Parliament, as also the landlords, tenants, manufactures, and fair traders, for whose ease and benefit this is designed. Salus Populi Suprema Lex. The Fourth Edition, with Additions.},
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