Slave Tax as Sin Tax: 18th and 19th Century Perspectives
Joel S. Newman
Wake Forest University - School of Law
Wake Forest Univ. Public Law Research Paper No. 04-01
This article describes federal attempts, both successful and not, to tax slavery before 1865. It analyzes the pre-1865 discourse on slave taxes as a form of sin taxes, from a contemporary perspective.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 21Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: May 3, 2004
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