Federalist No 35, Power of Taxation, Continued

From the Independent Journal Saturday, January 5, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: BEFORE we proceed to examine any other objections to an indefinite power of taxation in the Union, I shall make one general remark; which is, that if the jurisdiction of the national government, in the article of revenue, …

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Federalist No 34, Power of Taxation, Continued

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From the Independent Journal Saturday, January 5, 1788 To the People of the State of New York: I FLATTER myself it has been clearly shown in my last number that the particular States, under the proposed Constitution, would have COEQUAL authority with the Union in the article of revenue, except as to duties on imports. …

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Arnold in Virginia

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. January 13.—A correspondent gives the following narrative of the late incursion made by the British under Arnold, to Richmond, in Virginia:—” On the 31st of December last, a letter from a private gentleman to General Nelson, reached Richmond, notifying …

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Stanzas on the Present War

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From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859.   See France and Spain to battle dare; Britons, baste! to arms repair. Haste join the proffered fight! Deeds of glory, feats of arms, Death and danger, war’s alarms, Sons of Britain all invite. Fame shall soon her trumpet …

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