One of the articles James Mill wrote for the Encyclopedia Britannica.
Supplement to the Encyclopedia Britannica (London: J. Innes, 1825).
The text is in the public domain.
- Author: James Mill
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Table of Contents
- Introduction.—Meaning of the term Colony.—Two Species of Colonies;—1. That, in the Conception of which the Idea of the Population predominates;—2. That, in the Conception of which, the Idea of the Territory predominates.
- SECTION I.: Of that Class of Colonies, in the Conception of which the Idea of the People is the predominating Idea.
- SECTION II.: Of Colonies, in the conception of which, the idea of Territory is the predominating Idea.
- 1.: Where Tribute to the Mother Country is the Benefit she proposes.
- 2.: Where profits of Trade are the advantage sought by the Mother Country.
- 3.: Where Maritime Strength is the Object sought by the Mother Country.
- 4.: Where profit from Mines of the precious Metals is the object of the Mother Country.
- Conclusion.—Tendency of Colonial Possessions to produce or prolong bad Government.