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Knox, William (1756-1795) Considerations continued no. 2

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07654.21 Author/Creator: Knox, William (1756-1795) Place Written: [London] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1766/03 ca. Pagination: 8 p. 22.6 x 18.9 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07654.21 Author/Creator: Knox, William (1756-1795) Place Written: [London] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1766/03 ca. Pagination: 8 p. 22.6 x 18.9 cm

Summary of Content: Discussion of the plausibility of a "drawback," or export tariff on goods before they left England so that the final price in the colonies would be slightly higher but a tax would not be added on in the colonies, in an effort to lessen opposition to the tax.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Government and CivicsRevolutionary WarGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsTaxes or TaxationFinanceMerchants and TradeCommerceLaw

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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