Trade with Portugal 1790. [1794].


Walpole, Robert, 1736-1810. Trade with Portugal 1790.

Trade with Portugal 1790. [1794].

Detailed account of exports and imports between Great Britain and Portugal from 1772-1794, including information on the southern whale fishery, wine, tobacco and slave trade and answers to questions from members of the Board of Trade. Several documents are signed by Robert Walpole and Sebastião Pombal, while many refer to Martinho de Melo.

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