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  T 1/319; report on smuggling from the Commissioners of the Customs to the Treasury.This is a kind of double document. The left hand side describes a violent incident off Hythe, in Kent, in July 1748. The right hand side describes what action the authorities had taken to strengthen the government forces.
 
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1. What is the government attitude to the crime of smuggling?
2. What evidence is there of people's attitudes to smuggling?
In Source 1…what does this source tell you about the violence involved, the scale of smuggling and the effort made by the government to stop it?
 
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  T 1/319; report on smuggling
 
 
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