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Report from the Committee of Commerce and Manufactures, to whom was referred, on the twelfth instant, the petition of the President & Directors of the New York and Duchess County Slate Companies, in behalf of themselves and their associates. 15th November, 1804. Read, and ordered to be referred to a committee of the whole House, on Tuesday next.

United States. Congress. House. Committee of Commerce and Manufactures.

Published by Pr. by William Duane & Son, Washington City, 1804
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The petitioners state that the slate quarries opened in New York, in 1800 and 1803, can provide enough slate in various sizes and thicknesses to satisfy the entire domestic market for covering buildings. They request an additional duty on imported slate from foreign companies "who, by means of superior numbers and capitals . can undersell the petitioners ." 8vo. 5, [3 (blank)] pp. Shaw & Shoemaker 7586. Removed from a nonce volume. Lightly pencilled librarian's notation on title-page. Foxing. Soiling on title-page. Numeral in top right corner of each page, inked by an early hand. Bookseller Inventory # 16691

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Title: Report from the Committee of Commerce and ...

Publisher: Pr. by William Duane & Son, Washington City

Publication Date: 1804

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