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Dircet Taxation

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The correspondent of the Albnny Argug t the Federal Capia], statcs that a ma., ority or the committce of Wavs and Ieans, are in favor of imposing a " direct ax upon Bank Stocks, Distilleries, Hnrse nd Carriages, Watcfies, Jewehy, and rticles of luxury generally." VVj an axes nre of coursc inseparable. Nalions vlio dance mustpay the piper, os well ns ndividuds. Taxes upon necessarios wiU soon fólïow upen the heels of lujuries Bul ii is an ilhision if aot a deccption, to, suppose that there can be any practical oh real discrimination in levyingtaxes.Labor aud labor alone pays all governmcnt im)osts, and the Lnfeor of the country must foot the biP for this war to pro-, mote the interesls and power of Slaverv