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The Daily Dispatch: March 20, 1865., [Electronic resource], Report of the Senate committee on President Davis's late message. (search)
aled at the present session.--Tanners, shoemakers, millers, blacksmiths, telegraph operators, and workmen in mines, enumerated by the President as among the classes exempted, are not now, and have not been since the passage of the act of 17th of February, 1864, exempted as a class. If railroad officers and employees, and State officers, who are not constitutionally subject to conscription, be excluded, the classes now exempted east of the Mississippi river embrace about nine thousand men--one-ejected by Congress. This is evidently a mistake, as it assumes there has been an increase of taxes on other than agricultural incomes. The present income taxes are those laid by the act of April, 1863, as amended and re-enacted on the 17th of February, 1864. To require the agriculturist to pay a tax on the income derived from his farm in addition to the one tenth of his gross productions, and the property tax of nine per cent. ad valerous, would be manifestly unjust and oppressive. After t