Book #69123

Direct Tax, [New Hampshire: S.n, c.1807], 18" x 11" broadside

Will a New Tax be Necessary to Finance the Louisiana Purchase? [Broadside]. [Louisiana Purchase]. Direct Tax. [New Hampshire: S.n, c.1807]. 18" x 11" broadside, untrimmed edges, text in three columns. Light browning and foxing, vertical and horizontal fold lines, few minor tears along folds. $1,500. * Signed in type by "Americanus," this broadside discusses the cost of the Louisiana Purchase. The writer argues the difficulty, if not impossibility, of paying France without a special tax due to the revenue lost to the Embargo Act. The table described the proportionate cost to each New Hampshire county of the $15 million bill. The author also warns of the threat of European war. No copies listed on OCLC. Shaw and Shoemaker, American Bibliography 11983.

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