Enforcement of the acts of Navigation.—Grenville's administration continued.
October, 1763—April, 1764.
the stamp act was to be the close of a system of
chap VIII.} 1763. Oct. colonial measures, founded, as Grenville believed, on the true principles of policy, of commerce, and of finance.
The Regulations lately made concerning the Colonies, and the Taxes imposed upon them Considered, 1765, 114.
This ministerial pamphlet was professedly the exposition of Grenville's opinions and policy, and, as such, was circulated in America; its reputed author was Campbell, crown agent for Georgia. He, said those who paid him court, is not such a minister as his predecessors; he is neither ignorant like some of them of the importance of the colonies; nor like others, impotently neglectful of their concerns; or diverted by meaner pursuits from attending to them.
England is now happy in a minister who sees that the greatest wealth and maritime power of Great Britain depend