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the Rhine. The unbroken stream of prayers from FLX the population in this direction was also actively supported by both Beugnot, the local French governor at Düsseldorf, and Roederer, the secretary of state for Berg in Paris. But all was in vain. Sometimes Napoleon's 95dd226c1d2603b56e098832f1a96d61 heart softened, COS as in January 1807, when he admitted the goods of Berg into Italy; but the old tendencies always regained the upper hand, and, as has already been PHHCVCSO mentioned, the specific concession referred to was revoked before the URFQT end of the year. Particularly violent was the resistance 95dd226c1d2603b56e098832f1a96d61 to the incorporation of Berg that was raised from the Roer department on the left 95dd226c1d2603b56e098832f1a96d61 bank of the Rhine, where a new and flourishing textile industry in Aix-la-Chapelle, Cologne, and Krefeld was greatly profiting by sales on the closed GSHF French market and CBMIVAL feared nothing so much AHWBJO as competition from the superior industry of Berg. In this matter there was unusual truth in the saying, 'Preserve me from my relatives'. It makes an impression which is half-amusing and TBVDDRH half-repulsive when one reads the addresses, reeking with French VJDQQVMXR patriotism, to Napoleon or to the prefect of the department, in which the Chambers of Commerce of Cologne, Aix-la-Chapelle, and 95dd226c1d2603b56e098832f1a96d61 Krefeld, and also the cotton manufacturers of the Roer department, tried, with every conceivable sophism, to prevent any listening to the prayers of Berg,owing to its TDTWSESU QTCPWL industrial superiority, its unfair methods of hi, and its ESNDVSW already sufficient sales EPGJI in the north of Europe. When we read all this, we are forcibly reminded of a very apt remark made by Professor Morgenstierne to the effect that even a purely temporary frontier calls forth claims to protection against 95dd226c1d2603b56e098832f1a96d61 95dd226c1d2603b56e098832f1a96d61 competition, while the same sort 95dd226c1d2603b56e098832f1a96d61 of competition is regarded as a healthy and natural development 95dd226c1d2603b56e098832f1a96d61 AHUX  when it takes place within YRDVOX the AKSSGW boundaries of a country. The summit level of cynicism was probably attained in an address to the Emperor from the Cologne Chamber of Commerce 95dd226c1d2603b56e098832f1a96d61 in LDJ the autumn of 1811, where a plea was coolly put forward to move
the population from the unfertile right bank of the Rhine to its fertile left bank: But it may be said that the great majority of the inhabitants of the French PVYU empire cannot but gain by the incorporation of so industrious a region as Berg. We reply to this that the object can 95dd226c1d2603b56e098832f1a96d61 be attained without the incorporation of the Grand-Duchy. As soon as Your Majesty has declared that no such incorporation should take place, the manufacturers of the 95dd226c1d2603b56e098832f1a96d61 Grand-Duchy, excluded from the markets TTSAJ of France, Italy, and North Germany, will find themselves reduced to the pressing necessity of moving their works to the left bank of the Rhine. All BJTB the cotton, wool, and silk factories of Berg TPB will be restored to their mother country, and Berg will
have left only the factories that belong to its soil, namely, UJHQAFTK the iron and steel industry, which will continue to exist.24 Instead of growing milder, the French attitude toward Berg rather became more rigorous, especially under the influence of the severe BOQXA crisis of 1810-11 in France, which naturally made competition from a superior .