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not profess to know. The general understanding upon the subject has always been as follows: After the capture of Cornwallis, the English abandoned all hope of re-conquering the colonies, and withdrew all their troops from the country into the seaport towns. A change of ministry soon followed, and with that change a different system altogether. It was now determined to acknowledge the independence of America, and as the first step, Sir Guy Carlton, whose humane conduct as Governor of Canada, had made him popular with the Americans, was appointed to succeed Sir Henry Clinton as Commander-in-Chief. This officer immediately set to work to dissolve the coalition against Great Britain, by endeavoring to entice the Americans from it. Similar attempts had been made upon Holland, but without success. The British government wished to have a clear field with France and Spain alone for enemies. Carleton did not succeed any better with the Congress, than his brother negotiators had suc
The Daily Dispatch: November 15, 1860., [Electronic resource], Postage to the Argentine Confederation, Paraguay and Uruguay, via England. (search)
But the American law directs that this grain, however much wanted on any part of its own shores, should only be sent away in American vessels, whilst the laws of Canada enjoin that the coasting trade of that country cannot be done by American bottoms. These laws, operating alike to the disadvantage of both countries, Mr. Lindseyucts, while American law prohibits English ships from carrying American products; but both countries soon discovered the injury of these laws and abolished them. Canada sometime since increased the duties not only upon American produce and manufactures, but raised her tariff against English produce also. Mr. Lindsey said he had conversed with the prominent Canadian officials upon this subject, and they had expressed a willingness, at any time that the U. States were prepared for mutual concession, to throw down all barriers, and yield the free navigation of the St. Lawrence and the entry of the Canadian ports to American coasters, to improve the navigati