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[Callender, James Thomson.] A SHORT HISTORY OF THE NATURE AND CONSEQUENCES OF EXCISE LAWS; INCLUDING SOME ACCOUNT OF THE RECENT INTERRUPTION TO THE MANUFACTORIES OF SNUFF AND REFINED SUGAR. Philadelphia: for the Booksellers, Dec. 7, 1795. 8vo, disbound. 116 pp. Average age-toning, occasional light foxing, one leaf with hole to front margin shaving some letters, remnant of marbled wrapper to final leaf obscuring some letters, one short closed tear, overall Good. ********************************* VERY SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF THIS POWERFUL ANTI-TAXATION TIRADE. Attributed to Callender by Evans. Callender was well-known for creating scandals, and he particularly targeted Hamilton and Jefferson. The present work opposes Congressional taxes on snuff and sugar and gives a history of British and American excise laws. RBH RECORDS NO AUCTION APPEARANCE SINCE 1920. Sabin 10071; Evans 28383

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[Americana] Consequences of Excise Laws, 1795

Estimate $800 - $1,200Aug 17
Macon, GA, USA