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Collection Reference Number GLC04073
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1807 
Title Direct Tax in New Hampshire
Date 1807
Document Type Broadside
Content Description Broadside on New Hampshire taxation due to the Louisiana purchase. Concerns the cost of the Louisiana purchase, with a table showing the proportionate cost per county of the $15 million bill, and describing how the Embargo Act makes it difficult if not impossible to pay France without a special tax. The writer, "Americanus," also warns of the threat of European war.
Subjects Louisiana Purchase  Land Transaction  Finance  Taxes or Taxation  Westward Expansion  Government and Civics  Embargo  War of 1812  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  France  Military History  
Place written New Hampshire
Theme Government & Politics; Banking & Economics; Westward Expansion; War of 1812; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859