Giesecke, Albert Anthony. American Commercial Legislation Before 1789. New York: University of Pennsylvania: D. Appleton and Company, agents, 1910. 167 pp. Reprinted 2001 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584771531; ISBN-10: 1584771534. Hardcover. New. $65. * The original thirteen colonies depended on trade and navigation for a large part of their economy, thus giving rise to numerous commercial regulations. The author examines these with special attention to import and export, bounties, inspection laws and embargoes, tonnage duties, and port regulations. With a discussion of import duties on Negro slaves. Includes a thorough bibliography and index.
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