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Memorial of the 11th May, 1804, from New Brunswick to
Representation from the memorialists at Halifax to lord
Address of the council and assembly of New Brunswick
In page xxxvi, fifth line, for his, read this.
xcii, dele and in the sixth line from the bottom.
In Appendix, p. 185. the balance should be £2219. 4. 10d. and not
DIRECTIONS TO THE BINDER.
(A) Table of duties on articles imported from the United States compared with the duties on the same
articles from other places to be opposite to p. xxxviii. (B) Summary of American exports opposite p.
Extract from Mitchell's map to be opposite p. 16. Appendix, No. I. (A).
of Passamaquoddy Bay, p. 45, ditto.
Observations on the Importance of the British Colonies in North America, and on the late Treaties with the United States, with Remarks on Mr. Baring's Examination, &c. &c. &c.
Ah what must those immortal spirits think
Of your poor shifts? Those, for their country's good,
HE connexion which had so long subsisted between Great Britain and the countries now forming the United States of America, having been finally dissolved, by the acknowledgement of their Independence in 1783, the com mercial system arising out of that connexion, of course, ended with it; and the laws, by which the trade of these countries, considered as colonies, had hitherto been regulated, ceased to have effect: it was therefore necessary, not only to define and limit, by treaty, the boundaries of those parts of the United States which were contiguous to the remaining British Provinces in America, but also to adopt new principles, on which a system of commerce between the two nations might be founded.
Considerable difficulties occurred in the arrangement of the limits of the United States, which were afterwards