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General Scott on the income tax. We get the following remarkable item through Harper's Weekly, which a friend has favored us with. Can it be possible that old Fuss and Feathers resists Lincoln's income tax? He loves money with sufficient devotion to make him hate the tax, we know; but then, situated as he is, to object to i
ee Government paid him liberally; it gave him the liberty to retire from service and continued his full pay. To refuse to pay the tax now looks most ugly.
Oh, General Scott!
when will you stop falling? --The paragraph is as follows:
"The New York Post has the following items. 'We cannot but regard it as an unfortunate event
"The New York Post has the following items. 'We cannot but regard it as an unfortunate event that Gen. Scott protests against the payment of the income tax, for his is the first case of formal resistance to an enactment which, as Commissioner Lewis observes, is required by the imperious necessities of the public treasury.' "