[Ads-l] Antedating of "Income Tax"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Jun 8 01:23:10 UTC 2015

income tax (OED 1799)

1788 George Edwards _The Aggrandisement and National Perfection of Great Britain_ I. 241 (Eighteenth Century Collections Online)  We shall ... proceed to enumerate the advantages, which will arise from embracing the proposed Income Tax.

Fred Shapiro

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