A View of the Public Finances

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Date November 16, 1798
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Lists the revenue of the United States for 1795-1798 that was the result of the duties on imports and tonnage. Not withstanding the depredations on US commerce, the branch of revenue may be estimated at seven million dollars. This does not include duties on domestic distilled spirits, stills, sales at auction, licenses for selling foreign spirits and wines by retail, refined sugar and carriages.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Oliver Wolcott Jr.; Secretary of War; Secretary of Treasury; ;
Related Places Treasury Department; ;
Keywords public finances; revenue; depredations; distilled spirits; stills; sales; auction; license; foreign spirits; wines; retail; refined sugar; carriages; imports; tonnage; finances; duties; ;
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