The History of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1751-1895

The History of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1751-1895

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...of Government and of its Citizens, should be deemed a proper Object of Taxation and they beg leave to present it as a question worthy the inquiry of the Representatives of a great and free State, whether there is to be found in the Annals of any other one of the United States or of any Section of Europe, or, in a word, of any Government in the Civilized World, an instance of imposing or permitting to be imposed, a tax on the Liberality of their own Acts, or of their subjects or Citizens. Your Memorialists feel the more encouraged again to address you on this interesting subject, as it has engaged the attention not only of the Contributors to the Hospital Funds, but of the Citizens of Philadelphia and its Vicinity at large, who, as your Memorialists understand are prepared to express their Sentiments to your respective Houses. Under all the Circumstances they should think themselves fully warranted in asking an entire exoneration of all their Corporate Estate from Taxation; but they Content themselves with repeating their request, that the Hospital Buildings, the Lot on which they are erected, and the vacant Lots in the neighborhood thereof and separated therefrom only by the intersection of streets be so exonerated: and this they earnestly & confidently Solicit. Collector of (C"1 February 8, 1816) the President stated that he had called this Meeting in U. S. Direct Consequence of the information received from the collector of the United States Tax made Direct Tax that there had been Assessed on the Vacant Lots of the Hospital for assessment the Year 1815 the sum of $633.31 100, and having doubts in his mind whether it on the "light not be expedient to apply to the proper Authority for a remission he had vacant lots, thought it right...
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  • Paperback | 298 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 535g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236535383
  • 9781236535382