From the situation of the country, the city of New Orleans had been our channel and entrepot for everything, going and returning.
That we have a right to some spot as an entrepot for our commerce, may be at once affirmed.
Bonding and entrepot facilities, on a scale commensurate with local needs, now satisfy trade requirements.
Northern Illinois filled rapidly with a thrifty farming population, and the town of Chicago became an entrepot.
New Orleans now is what the Havana once was—the entrepot of the Mexican trade, and the recipient of its mineral wealth.
Besides, the right of entrepot is a perfect substitute for the right of free port.
Sacramento City had been laid out, lots were being rapidly sold, and the town was being built up as an entrepot to the mines.
The physical resources of this region are of such a nature and variety as to make Mackinaw city the entrepot of a vast commerce.
Before long, however, this great central mart became an entrepot for ocean traffic.