- any of the laws regulating domestic and foreign trading of grain, the last of which was repealed in 1846.
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Examples from the Web for corn law
Authentic Discussions on the Corn-law, (Ridgway, 1839,) p. 86.
With such rates of the chief articles of subsistence, how can it be said that scarcity was the cause of the Corn-Law agitation?
If he goes up to the bob for corn-law, then he wants to live and let live, is of an old family, and a tory.The Attache
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Our original intention was not to discuss the corn-law question in the present article.
Elliott, the Corn-Law Rhymer, was no pander to popular cries unless they were founded on reason.Genius in Sunshine and Shadow
Maturin Murray Ballou