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" His dominion seems now to be completely established. He is not only a great warrior and politician, but a very acute trader, and a match for any European in driving a bargain. He is well acquainted with the different weights and measures, and the value... "
A Voyage Round the World: In the Years 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804, in ... - Page 55
by John Turnbull - 1805
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 9

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1807
...for any European in driving a bargain. He is well acquainted with the different weights and meafures, and the value which all articles ought to bear in...other ; and is ever ready to take the advantage of the necefilties of thofe who apply to him or his people for fupplies. ' His fubje&s have already made confiderable...
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The Analectic Magazine, Volume 2

1813
...Britain, with much formality and ceremony, he had made a conveyance, of the sovereignty of Owhyhee, in (he hopes of being thus more strongly confirmed in his...exchange with each other; and is ever ready to take advantage of the necessities of those who apply to him or his people for supplies. His subjects have...
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The Analectic Magazine, to which is Added, an Appendix of Official ..., Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1813
...His dominion seems now to he completely established. He is not only a great warrior and politirian. but a very acute trader, and a match for any European...exchange with each other; and is ever ready to take advantage of the necessities of those who apply to him or his people for supplies. His subjects have...
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The British Review, and London Critical Journal, Volume 5

1813
...he is not only a great warrior and politician, but a very acute trader. He is well acquainted with weights and measures, and the value which all articles ought to. bear in exchange with each other. He is inflexible in punishing all offences which seem to counteract his supreme command." It appears...
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Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ...

1813
...bargain. He is well acquainted with the different weights and measures, and the value which alr"articles ought to bear in exchange with each other; and is ever ready to take advantage of the necessities of those who apply to him or his people for supplies. His subjects have...
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A Geographical View of the World: Embracing the Manners, Customs, and ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Geography - 1826 - 452 pages
...established. He is not only a warrior and a politician, but a very acute trader, and a match fur an v European in driving a bargain. He is well acquainted...exchange with each other ; and is ever ready to take advantage of the necessities of those who apply to him or his people for supplies. His subjects have...
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Four years in a government exploring expedition: to the island of Madeira ...

George Musalas Colvocoresses - Northwest Coast of North America - 1852 - 371 pages
...greater progress in civilization than any of the Polynesian nations. They are well acquainted with weights and measures, and the value which all articles ought to bear in exchange with each other. Their currency is gold and silver. The chiefs are well clothed in the European style ; but the masses...
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FOUR YEARS IN THE GOVERNMENT EXPLORING EXPEDITION

LIEUT. GEO.M. COLVOVORESSES - 1855
...greater progress in civilization than any of the Polynesian nations. They are well acquainted with weights and measures, and the value which all articles ought to bear in exchange with each other. Their currency is gold and silver. The chiefs are well clothed in the European style ; but the masses...
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