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The Great Intendant
The magistrates were vigilant, but the merchants were cunning and often succeeded in evading the tariff. In July 1667, the habitants' syndic appeared before the council to complain of the various devices resorted to by merchants to extort higher prices from the settlers than were allowed by law. So the council made a ruling that all merchandise should be stamped, in the pr ...more
Paperback, 60 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Kessinger Publishing
(first published 1904)
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