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2. The Exportation of Corn first received a bounty in 1689. to shew what effect it has had on the prices of grain, the following table is inserted which proves the mean price of Wheat at Windsor Market at several periods for 169. years. [[table]] Years £ S d. Years £. S. d. From 1594. to 1612. 19. 2:2:5 1/4} 1613. to 1637. 25. 2:7:4} 1638. to 1662. 25. 2:15:8} 69. 2:8:5 1/4. 1663. to 1687. 25. 2:5:3 1/2. 25. 2:5:3 1/2. 1688. to 1712. 25. 2:8:5 1/2.} 1713. to 1737. 25. 2:0:7 1/2.} 1738. to 1762. 25. 1:18:2 3/4.} 75. 2:2:5 1/4. [[/table]] By this it is clear that Wheat has been cheaper the last 75. years, since the bounty commenced, than it was for 94. years before; and that for the first 69. years the price of wheat continually rose, and that since the bounty it has continually sunk, which seems to prove that this sinking is owing to the bounty; but this does not shew the real sinking of Wheat, for the price of all other Articles is advanced a fourth part within these hundred Years, owing to the vast extension of Commerce, which has rendered money more plenty, and more probably to the immense increase of paper Currency. As the Exportation has been of this great advantage to the State, we will now examine into the immediate profit arising from the sale of Corn Corn exported from 1697. to 1706. 9. years. [[table]] [[underline]] Grain Quarters B. Value [[/underline]] Barley 251.689. 7. £207.644:2:11. Malt 623.345. 4. 374.007:6:0. Oatmeal 2.015. 4. 2.494:3:7. Rye 238.985. 7. 288.777:0:3. Wheat [[underline]] 552.867.2 1.002.071:17:9. 1.698.904.0 £1.874-994:10:6 [[/underline]] [[/table]]