Usage examples for exportation

  1. The concession was soon widened by custom into a general exportation, the royal Government looking through its fingers at the open infraction of its own laws, while the natural laws of trade before long re- established the old equilibrium. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  2. As I sat there I wondered not so much at the plot which was simply to destroy all the young tobacco plants, that there be not an over- supply and ruinous prices therefor next year, as at the fact that the whole colony to a man did not arise and rebel against the order of the king in that most infamous Navigation Act which forbade exportation to any place but England, and load their ships for the Netherlands, and get the full worth of their crops. – The Heart's Highway A Romance of Virginia in the Seventeeth Century by Mary E. Wilkins
  3. In case the return should on the whole prove favorable, is it meant to ground a measure for encouraging exportation and checking the import of corn? – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  4. Now as commerce is international and industry depends for its greatest successes upon exportation, it was inevitable that the up- to- date German banks should seek fields of activity abroad and aim at playing a commanding part in the world's commerce. – England and Germany by Emile Joseph Dillon
  5. I have been repeatedly assured, that the exportation of the two thousand lasts of grain to England from Ostend, has been refused at Brussels to Sir Joseph Yorke, and that he is going, if not already gone, from Antwerp to Ostend, to embark for England. – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  6. In November, after the non- exportation agreement became effective, when an American army was endeavoring to drive the British troops out of Boston, Lord North declared in Parliament that whereas former measures were intended as " civil corrections against civil crimes," the time was now come for prosecuting war against America as against any foreign enemy; and with the opening of the new year it was at last becoming clear, even to the most optimistic, that the English Government was prepared to exact submission at the point of the sword. – Beginnings of the American People by Carl Lotus Becker
  7. If indeed sugar were exported by some other merchant, the debt for corn would be paid without the exportation of money, and I should say that sugar was the redundant commodity; and the exportation of sugar, the more redundant commodity, by diminishing the aggregate amount of commodities, would raise the value of money, so that in a short time money would, if corn continued to be imported and sugar exported, no longer be redundant even as compared with corn. – Letters of David Ricardo to Thomas Robert Malthus, 1810-1823 by David Ricardo
  8. The major stumbling block to action was non- exportation of tobacco and non- collection of debts. – The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783 by Virginia State Dept. of Education
  9. The prime concern even of an Agent or a Governor was the making of good bargains on the Company's behalf- and sometimes on his own- getting the best prices for European broadcloths and brocades, and buying as cheaply as possible Indian muslins and calicoes and natural produce, for exportation to London, where they were sold at a large profit. – The Story of Madras by Glyn Barlow
  10. The Prince laughed so at dinner about it, and said it was pure patriotism not to suffer exportation of bullion. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever