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THE INTERNAL REVENUE RECORDER AND CUSTOMS JOURNAL by  P. Vr.] [Van Wyck - Hardcover - 1865 - from David M. Lesser, Fine Antiquarian Books LLC and


by [Van Wyck, P. Vr.]

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New York, 1865. Folio. A consecutive run of this weekly commercial and literary newspaper, from April 15, 1865 through December 30, 1865. Volume I, No. 15 through Volume I, No. 26 [the final issue of Volume I]; and Volume II, Nos. 1 through 26 [the final issue of Volume II]. Pages [113]-208, 1-208. Printed in three columns per page. Light scattered wear [inner margin of page 113 (first count) reinforced with archival tape; rubberstamp]. Very Good, in worn later buckram, chipped morocco spine labels [gum label at base of spine]. A Journal of the activities and decisions of the newly created Office of Internal Revenue in the Treasury Department, under the leadership of Treasury Secretary Chase. A wartime measure, the Internal Revenue Acts established a progressive income tax, and excise and other taxes to fund the War. "The decisions began to be published in 1865, in [this] volume. With the second volume [July, 1865], the name was changed to The Internal Revenue Record and Customs Journal" [Edwin Seligman, 'The Income Tax.' (New York: MacMillan. 1914), page 469 note 1]. The April 22 issue memorializes Lincoln in its first article, bordered in black. Indexes, retail advertisements, and articles on a variety of goods and taxes are printed. Not in Lomazow. Sabin 34919 [Vol. II].

  • Bookseller: David M. Lesser, Fine Antiquarian Books LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 32034
  • Author: [Van Wyck, P. Vr.]
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1865
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