Definition of Bounties
1. Noun. (plural of bounty) ¹
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Definition of Bounties
1. bounty [n] - See also: bounty
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Literary usage of Bounties
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by United States Congress, Marion Mills Miller, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"bounties Are Granted. THE subject of the constitutionality of bounties came first before Congress in February, 1792, in connection with a cod-fisheries bill ..."
2. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"Rept. on act providing for reimbursement of bounties paid to volunteers. 2 pp. ... Agst. advisability of payment of bounties In advance to volunteers. ..."
3. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith (1880)
"bounties upon exportation are, in Great Britain, frequently petitioned for, ... bounties, it is allowed, ought to be given to those branches of trade only ..."
4. American Commercial Legislation Before 1789 by Albert Anthony Giesecke (1910)
"bounties for Exportation. The bounties on goods produced in the colonies were much ... The bounties granted for articles exported attempted to encourage ..."
5. Thirty Years' View: Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1856)
"THE bill which I am asking leave to introduce, proposes to reduce the fishing bounties and allowances in proportion to the reduction which the salt duty has ..."
6. American Tariff Controversies in the Nineteenth Century by Edward Stanwood (1903)
"Pecuniary bounties. This has been found one of the most efficacious means of encouraging manufactures, and is in some views the best ..."
7. Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts by Colonial Society of Massachusetts (1905)
"For several generations before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War, the Legislatures of different Colonies had offered bounties for Indian scalps. ..."
8. American Marine: The Shipping Question in History and Politics by William Wallace Bates (1892)
"In French history, two centuries and a third ago, "bounties " first performed a great ... In our own country the giving of bounties, premiums, and medals to ..."