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&c. &c. By GODFREY HIGGINS, Esq. Original 239
C. Tomlinson, Esq. M. A. Original.
VIII. Procès du Constitutionnel. Substance du Discours de M. Du-
X. Remarks on "An Essay on the Eternity of the World. By a Scep-
XI. The Erroneous Principles and Ruivous Consequences of the Finan-
XII., On ibe Public Utility resulting from the Jurisdiction of the Court
XII), Christian Charity. A Sermon preached at Appleby, before Sir
XIV: Resolutions, relative to the State of the Nation, submitted to
CONTENTS OF NO. LIV.
III. The Claims of Sir Philip Francis to the Authorship
of Junius disproved. By E. H. BARKER, Esq. .... 415
His Majesty's ROMAN CATHOLIC Subjects, and on
IX. A short Letter to the Rt. Hon. G. CANNING, on the
Present Position of the Roman Catholic Ques-
tion. By the Rev. H. PHILLPOTTS, D.D. ...... 585
dum of the Illness and Decease of the Duke of
CONTENTS OF NO. LIII.
1. Absenteeism Considered ;, with some Remarks on a part of Mr.
In a pamphlet entitled, “ A few Observations on some Topics of Political Economy," the Westminster Review for April 1825, says, “ The Author takes an opportunity of refuting the common fallacy about Absentees in the following instructive passage:
« There is an observation frequently made, that the number of people who spend their incomes abroad, is very injurious to the industry and wealth of this country. I allow that they may avoid paying the assessed taxes, and may in some degree lessen the produce of others, and therefore that the public revenue of the state may to that extent be injured ; but I do not see how the productive industry or wealth of the country should be affected. It is the production of revenue, and not the expenditure of it, which employs productive industry, and creates wealth. If from a capital of 10,000l. I derive an income of 1000l. a-year, it is that capital which employs British industry, and procures my income of 1000l. ; but whether that income is consumed in England, France, or any other country, is quite immaterial. If I buy clothes in Paris, I do not thereby employ French industry; it was the capital of the French clothier which employed French manufacturers to make the cloth, and it was the capital of the French tailor which maintained his workmen while they made the suit of clothes, and for which I give a portion of my revenue, derived from British capital, and British industry. I
« It will not be contended that the mode in which the remittance is made signifies, whether in gold, or any other article ; for all exports from a country that does not produce gold, must be made ultimately in goods.