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Tax Stamp - British Revenue (1765-1766)

Tax Stamp-British Revenue (1765-1766)

The Hoover Presidential Library web site provides information regarding this British Tax Stamp:

The Stamp Act of 1765 taxed all paper products - legal documents, business records, even playing cards - and specified that taxes be paid in "hard money." This Act threatened every single American and would drain all coinage from the colonies. 


Media Credits

Artifact owned by the Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston.

Image online, courtesy Hoover Presidential Library and Museum.

 

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