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Charles Pinckney

October 26, 1757 - October 29, 1824
"The values of land had been found, on full investigation, to be an impracticable rule. The contributions of revenue, including imports and exports, must be too changeable in their amount; too difficult to be adjusted; and too injurious to the non-commercial states. The number of inhabitants appeared to him the only just and practicable rule."source: Ibid., p. 215.taxation on land value, direct taxation, taxes, property, taxation by population

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