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all slaves." It was further ordered that a census should be made within three years after the first meeting of the Congress, and that "no capitation or other tax shall be laid, unless in proportion to the census or enumeration hereinbefore directed to be taken." It is plain that under these provisions capitation and direct taxes must be levied in proportion to the ceases when made. It is also plain that the duty is imposed on Congress to pro for making a census prior to the 22d February, 1863. It may further be stated that, according to the received construction of the Constitution of the United States, (a construction acquiesced in for upwards of sixty years,) taxes on lands and slaves are direct taxes, and the conclusion seems necessarily to be that in repeating without modification, in our Constitution, this language of the Constitution of 1787, our Convention intended to attach to it the meaning which had been sanctioned by long and uninterrupted acquiescence. So l