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Justinian receiving taxes from BL Royal 10 E III, f. 227v

Justinian receiving taxes from BL Royal 10 E III, f. 227v

Detail of a miniature of the emperor Justinian and a kneeling man with a purse before him, with a lawyer and a soldier; and a foliate initial 'S'(i prius), at the beginning of book 10 of the Codex 'De iure fisc... More

Abbildung der zwar hoch betrübten ...

Abbildung der zwar hoch betrübten ...

Mock funeral procession for the heavy imperial taxes levied on the Protestants but lost after the Protestant victory at Breitenfeld. A similar copy, with different text, is filed under PC 6 - 1632 (B size).

The great financier, or British economy for the years 1763, 1764, 1765

The great financier, or British economy for the years 1763, 1764, 1765

Print shows George Grenville holding a balance with scales "Debts" and "Savings", the debt far outweighs savings; among those in line to contribute their savings is a Native American woman representing America,... More

A letter to his most Excellent Majesty, George the third, King of Great-Britain, France, and Ireland, and Emperor of North America, &c. May it please your Majesty. [Asserting that Parliament has usurped his authority by imposing taxes upon the c

A letter to his most Excellent Majesty, George the third, King of Grea...

Positive Photostat.; Evans 10118.; On verso, Piece 1: NY 1765 66 S.; On verso, Piece 2: Gift Albert C. Read, Mar 19, 1943. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile pa... More

The repeal. Or the funeral procession, of Miss Americ-stamp

The repeal. Or the funeral procession, of Miss Americ-stamp

The Stamp Act is put to rest in a funeral procession on a London quay. George Grenville carries the coffin and Lord Bute follows as chief mourner. This was a very popular print, frequently copied, and this vers... More

The repeal, or the funeral of Miss Ame- stamp

The repeal, or the funeral of Miss Ame- stamp

The Stamp Act is put to rest in a funeral procession on a London quay. George Grenville carries the coffin and Lord Bute follows as chief mourner. This was a very popular print, frequently copied. Dorothy Georg... More

An old fox tarr'd and feather'd

An old fox tarr'd and feather'd

Print shows title page illustration of caricature of John Wesley as a fox in clerical robes. Title from item. Illus. in: An old fox tarr'd and feather'd / Augustus Montague Toplady. London : Printed for M. Lewi... More

In the House of representatives, Feb. 14, 1776. Whereas many constables, and collectors of taxes in this Colony, have neglected to exhibit in this court, the receipts or attested copies thereof, which they have received form the Colony treasurer

In the House of representatives, Feb. 14, 1776. Whereas many constable...

Copies 2 and 3 are positive photostats.; Copy 1 formerly numbered as Portfolio 39, Folder 1ha. This item has been renumbered from Portfolio 39, Folder 1ha. Available also through the Library of Congress web sit... More

State of New Hampshire. In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-one. An act to ascertain the time for the old continental bills now current in this State, to be received into the Treasury for taxes ... In Council June 30,

State of New Hampshire. In the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hu...

Imprint 3.; On verso: Warner. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 88, Folder 31.

Thomas Jefferson, October 1783, On Congress's Vote on Location of Capital and Apportionment of Taxes by State

Thomas Jefferson, October 1783, On Congress's Vote on Location of Capi...

On Congress's Vote on Location of Capital and Apportionment of Taxes by State

Thomas Jefferson, December 18, 1787, Lists of Taxes Received by Great Britain and Europe

Thomas Jefferson, December 18, 1787, Lists of Taxes Received by Great ...

Lists of Taxes Received by Great Britain and Europe

Retail traders not affected by the shop tax, British Cartoon Print

Retail traders not affected by the shop tax, British Cartoon Print

Print shows three women standing inside the entrance to an establishment labeled "Neat lodgings for men" over which is a bust of a Turkish(?) man on a pedestal labeled "Bagnio"; a notice in the window states "F... More

Excise inquisition erecting by English slaves under the scourge of their task-masters the excise officers, British Cartoon Print

Excise inquisition erecting by English slaves under the scourge of the...

A British satire on an attempt by William Pitt and George Rose to transfer to excise law certain import duties; standing in opposition is Edward Thurlow. The central image shows Britannia, wrapped in a blanket ... More

John Bull, baited by the dogs of excise

John Bull, baited by the dogs of excise

A British satire on efforts by William Pitt, George Rose, and some members of Parliament to impose new "Excise" duties on tobacco (cf. Tobacco Excise Bill). The additional tax burden on British citizens is impl... More

State of New Hampshire. In the House of representatives. December 29, 1791. Whereas a resolve passed the General Court, June 13th, 1791, providing for the payment of outstanding taxes, and the time limited therein for the selectmen to compleat t

State of New Hampshire. In the House of representatives. December 29, ...

Imprint 3.; On verso: 50927 '04. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 89, Folder 14.

France ; England. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British Cartoon Print

France ; England. Book illustration from Library of Congress, British ...

Political cartoon showing "France" with man kneeling and presenting crown to old woman on throne with other women standing, three of them with heads on poles. "England" with man sitting on crate "general excise... More

Opening of the budget - or - John Bull giving his breeches to save his bacon

Opening of the budget - or - John Bull giving his breeches to save his...

Pitt (right) stands stiffly in profile to the left, holding open a large sack-like wallet. He addresses John Bull, the central figure, a stout yokel, who holds out his breeches in his left hand to Pitt, while h... More

La bonnet-rouge - or - John Bull evading the tax hat

La bonnet-rouge - or - John Bull evading the tax hat

John Bull stands full-face on the pavement outside a shop window, holding on his head a red cap trimmed with fur of quasi-military, quasi-libertarian shape. He is a yokel with wrinkled gaiters, with a tattered ... More

"The friend of the people," & his petty new-tax-gatherer, paying John Bull a visit

"The friend of the people," & his petty new-tax-gatherer, paying John ...

Fox and Lord Henry Petty stand at the door of a ramshackle tenement house. A distressed family look down at them from an open casement window over the door. Petty's hand is on the knocker. He holds a large open... More

Political Terriers Hunting for New Taxes, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian era 1714 - 1737

Political Terriers Hunting for New Taxes, Thomas Rowlandson. Georgian ...

Thomas Rowlandson (British, London 1757–1827 London)

A great stream from a petty-fountain; or John Bull swamped in the flood of new - taxes; - cormorants fishing the stream, British Cartoon Print

A great stream from a petty-fountain; or John Bull swamped in the floo...

John Bull in boat sinking, losing an oar labelled with Pitt's name as cormorants including Lord Grenville and Charles James Fox stuffing themselves with fish. Hand-coloured etching by James Gillray. Forms part ... More

Mr. and Mrs. Bull reflecting on the taxes, British Cartoon Print

Mr. and Mrs. Bull reflecting on the taxes, British Cartoon Print

Print shows a domestic scene with a man and a woman sitting at opposite ends of a table which is set for tea, ale, and port consumption; Mrs. Bull is complaining about Mr. Bull's tendency toward "guzzling," to ... More

The property tax, British Cartoon Print

The property tax, British Cartoon Print

Cartoon shows a prosperous John Bull seated in a chair as a blue demon hovers above him using a magnet to withdraw coins from Bull's waistcoat pocket. The ghost of William Pitt rises from the floorboards saying... More

The death of the property tax! Or 37 mortal wounds for ministers & the inquisitoral commissioners! / G. Cruikshank sculp., British Cartoon Print

The death of the property tax! Or 37 mortal wounds for ministers & the...

Henry Brougham, John Bull, and the British lion (Leo Britannicus) attacking a hydra representing the property tax. At tail of the monster Mr. Tierney tells Britannia to rise. In the background, Liverpool, the R... More

Sick of the property tax or ministerial influnza (sic), British Cartoon Print

Sick of the property tax or ministerial influnza (sic), British Cartoo...

Cartoon shows ministers, among them Vansittart and Castlereagh, vomiting taxes into a large bag labeled "budget." The Prince Regent stands nearby, supported on crutches labeled "more money" and "increase in inc... More

State physicians bleeding John Bull to death!! / G. Cruikshank fect. ; Invd. by Yedis., British Cartoon Print

State physicians bleeding John Bull to death!! / G. Cruikshank fect. ;...

Vansittart and Castlereagh, as surgeons, bleeding coins from the arms of John Bull. The coins are collected by Prince Leopold, Princess Charlotte, a tiny McMahon, a Chinese mandarin, and the gouty Regent. Broug... More

The blessing of new taxes!!! / Marks fect., British Cartoon Print

The blessing of new taxes!!! / Marks fect., British Cartoon Print

John Bull, holding a pipe and a frothing tankard, is beset by the Regent and Ministers. Sidmouth furtively takes the pipe from his hand, looking over John's head at the Regent who extends his hand to seize the ... More

Haverhill, September 1, 1826. To Mr. Your county, school and town taxes for the year 1826, are for Poll Real estate Personal estate ... Leonard White, Treasr. & Colr. [Haverhill, 1826.].

Haverhill, September 1, 1826. To Mr. Your county, school and town taxe...

Filled in in with the amounts for Benjamin Webster. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfoli... More

The People Delivered to the Vampire Taxes

The People Delivered to the Vampire Taxes

Published by Association Mensuelle

A. J. McElveen, Sumterville, S.C., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 2 October 1854

A. J. McElveen, Sumterville, S.C., autograph letter signed to Ziba B. ...

Taxes on Oakes's farm. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

James McNeill Whistler - Taxes! (from Sketchbook)

James McNeill Whistler - Taxes! (from Sketchbook)

James McNeill Whistler (American, Lowell, Massachusetts 1834–1903 London)

Taxes ... The subscribers, assessors of Reading, pursuant to law, hereby give notice that the Town has voted to make a discount of 8 per cent on all taxes ... Assessors of Reading. Reading, Sept. 17, 1860 ... Boston, W. & E. Howe, printers, 39 M

Taxes ... The subscribers, assessors of Reading, pursuant to law, here...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 66, Folder 19.

The home of the American citizen after the tax bill has passed

The home of the American citizen after the tax bill has passed

Cartoon shows four tax collectors searching the home of an "American citizen," including under his wife's dress and under the children's bed; with the caption: "Scroggs says he is ready and willing to pay any a... More

To the laboring men of New York. Comrades: --- Do you want to pay heavy taxes? Do you want to suffer loss and ruin? Do you want to be trampled under foot by ambitious demagogues? ... [Signed] A democratic workingman. Saturday, July 18, 1863.

To the laboring men of New York. Comrades: --- Do you want to pay heav...

Civil war - Draft riots. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 124, Folder 30f.

Regulations in relation to the receipt of four per cent certificates and bonds from agents who have funded the moneys of their principals in their own names, to pay the taxes of principals. Richmond, June 24, 1864.

Regulations in relation to the receipt of four per cent certificates a...

Printed Ephemera -Confederate States of America. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 2... More

Regulations in reference to four per cent certificates informally assigned, which have been received in payment of taxes. Richmond, July 27, 1864.

Regulations in reference to four per cent certificates informally assi...

Printed Ephemera -Confederate States of America. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 2... More

Notice to the inhabitants and other persons liable to pay taxes in the city of Boston ... City Hall, May 1, 1867.

Notice to the inhabitants and other persons liable to pay taxes in the...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 72, Folder 25b.

Why taxes are high.--- Radical corruption and extravagance. Government expenditures under Grant, compared with democratic administrations. Published by the National Democratic executive committee, Washington, D. C. [1869?].

Why taxes are high.--- Radical corruption and extravagance. Government...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 236, Folder 30.

Your taxes for 1876 are Interested to Total, Please settle the same, or hand to your Collector a written extension from the selectmen on or before. W. Wallace Davis. Collector for 1876.

Your taxes for 1876 are Interested to Total, Please settle the same, o...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 75, Folder 11.

Ox as "ye oppressed tax-payer" pulling cart of municipal, county, poor, state, courthouse, road, school, and local taxes

Ox as "ye oppressed tax-payer" pulling cart of municipal, county, poor...

Title devised by cataloger. "Tax oppression" on typewritten label on mat. No accession number. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860221.

Forgotten on purpose / Gillam.

Forgotten on purpose / Gillam.

Print shows a man labeled "Tax Payer" fallen on steps labeled "Congress", he has a large boulder labeled "War Taxes on Iron on Sugar on Cloth Salt Leather [and] Linens" strapped to his back. On the steps is a s... More

Congressional contempt / F. Opper.

Congressional contempt / F. Opper.

Illustration shows a "Republican" Congressman ice skating with a "Monopolist" on the "Capitol Skating Pond", together they hold a stick labeled "Money Interests"; skating nearby is a man labeled "Democracy". Be... More

Anything for popularity! / J. Keppler.

Anything for popularity! / J. Keppler.

Print shows James G. Blaine slipping off a cask labeled "Whiskey"; under his arm is tucked a paper that states "Distribution of Surplus - Jim Blaine". Title from item. Caption: Our star diplomat par excellence,... More

Bottled politics / J. Keppler.

Bottled politics / J. Keppler.

Print shows two old men, one of whom may be Uncle Sam holding a glass, sitting at a table in a saloon, on which is a large bottle of alcohol labeled "Regulated Ohio Brand", on a shelf behind them are other bott... More

Christmas at Washington / J. Keppler '83.

Christmas at Washington / J. Keppler '83.

Print shows several members of Congress around a large Christmas tree labeled "Tax Surplus" decorated with money bags labeled "Surplus"; the legislators carry bags in which to place the bags of surplus they plu... More

Assessors' notice! To the inhabitants and other persons liable to pay taxes in the Town of Reading for the year 1884 ... Assessors of Reading. Reading Mass., April 30, 1884.

Assessors' notice! To the inhabitants and other persons liable to pay ...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 76, Folder 26.

[Blank receipt for railroad taxes] 1884.

[Blank receipt for railroad taxes] 1884.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 23, Folder 9a. Copy scanned: 1

New York's Republican "standard-bearer" / F. Opper.

New York's Republican "standard-bearer" / F. Opper.

Print shows Levi P. Morton with cane, holding a "Check Book", and his left arm around a standard that states "Down with the Iniquitous Democratic Party!! It has the Impudence to Tax Prosperity Instead of Povert... More

Trying to make an April fool of him / F. Opper.

Trying to make an April fool of him / F. Opper.

Print shows Uncle Sam dancing through a minefield of political issues, such as "Catholic Demands for part of School Funds", "Single Tax Fad", "Populism", "Prohibition Foolishness", "Women's Rights Nonsense", an... More

On the hill

On the hill

No accession number. Published in: Washington post. This catalog record contains preliminary or unverified data from a project done in BRS software, ca. 1985. mm / 860224.

"Every one for himself!" / J.S. Pughe.

"Every one for himself!" / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows two dogs on a table; one dog labeled "Platt" has its front paws on a platter labeled "Patronage" on which is a piece of meat labeled "Raines Bill", the other dog wearing a collar labeled "Croker" is... More

He never could stand prosperity / Dalrymple.

He never could stand prosperity / Dalrymple.

Print shows a "Hayseed" legislator, possibly meant to represent Frank S. Black, governor of New York, in a stupor, wearing a hat labeled "N.Y. Republican Party", holding a large wine bottle labeled "Hayseed Leg... More

A handicap needed / Dalrymple.

A handicap needed / Dalrymple.

Print shows a bicycle race on the "National Track" with the man in the lead labeled "National Expenses" easily outstripping the second bicyclist labeled "National Revenue"; a man labeled "Dingley" is giving the... More

What he wants to see, be gosh! / J.S. Pughe.

What he wants to see, be gosh! / J.S. Pughe.

Print shows a man labeled "Hayseed Legislator" standing on the sidewalk of "Fifth Ave." in New York City, pointing his umbrella toward a tenement house labeled "The Vanderbilt Flats formerly the Marble Palace".... More

Another proposed war tax / Ehrhart.

Another proposed war tax / Ehrhart.

Print shows on the upper left a line of men at a pay window labeled "Notice Bachelors' Tax. Taxes must be paid on or before 1st of fiscal year under penalty of fine. Males under 21 year[s] exemp[t]"; they are p... More

Cuban relief, U.S. labor laws ...

Cuban relief, U.S. labor laws ...

Cartoon shows Republican House Speaker Sereno Payne as a messenger delivering a sheet of paper "Cuban relief. U.S. labor laws. U.S. immigration law. 20% reduction reciprocity. April 1, '02" to a barefoot man "... More

Our forefathers fought for a principle - there is no fight in us / Ehrhart.

Our forefathers fought for a principle - there is no fight in us / Ehr...

Illustration shows two scenes, at top left is "The Spirit of '76" showing a family about to sit down to tea, as boxes of tea are visible, through a window in the back of the room, floating in Boston Harbor. The... More

The fountain of taxation

The fountain of taxation

Illustration shows a large fountain with four basins, at top, supported by a crown and scepters, is a basin labeled "Millionaire", next resting on a cornucopia is "Well-To-Do", then the "Middle Class" basin sup... More

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