England is so deeply engaged in manuiac-tures, that she brings a large poition of her breadstuffs and provisions, as well as the raw materials lor her manufactures, from every pait of the world. During the first twenty-seven weeks of the present year, the importation of flour and wheat alone, into the ports cf Great Britain was equal to 16,104,752 bushels wheat. This quantity was brought irom for_ ty eight different ports, in all climates. The list begins with the northern port of Russia, (Archangel) and ends with Peru. It includes almost every European State—includes Egypt and the west of Africa, the Phillippine Islands and the Brazils, Australia and the United States of North America.
This article was originally published with the title "Who Feeds England"