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foreign Commodity are of equal value to the State, as the same number employed in the Arts of Agriculture, but it must be remembered that [[deletion]] [[unclear]] [[/deletion]] worth of things Vendible, being the produce of this Isle, and raised by its Inhabitants, will when exported bring more real gain to the Nation, than the Sale of three Millions worth of goods in Manufactures, provided the materials manufactured are purchased from abroad; by which it appears that there is a ballance of three to one in favour of the productions, raised by the hands in question, upon our uncultivated lands, Superior to the Manufactures they work upon, in [[deletion]] the [[/deletion]] Value to the State. That this superiority is real does not admit of a doubt, if we consider the difference in Stability of a Commerce founded on the necessities or [[unclear]] of life. England from 1745. to 1750. exported grain to the amount of £7.405.786. which is equivalent in national advantage to 22.000.000. raised by Manufactures exported, when the materials are foreign. [[image]]