oa, as articles which American vessels should not be permitted to carry from the islands or from the United States to any foreign country.
In the Revenue law of 1789, as it passed through the House of Representatives, cotton, with other raw materials, was placed on the free list.
When the bill reached the Senate a duty of 3 ce the manufacturing industry of the North, to create the culture of the raw material in the South.
The Northern manufacturers of America were slightly protected in 1789 because they were too feeble to stand alone.
Reared into magnitude under the restrictive system and the war of 1812, they were upheld in 1816 because they were tooughout the Union.
It is the South which has since changed, not the North. The theory of a change in the Northern mind, growing out of a discovery made soon after 1789, that our soil and climate were unpropitious to Slavery, (as if the soil and climate then were different from what they had always been,) and a consequent sale to