--Under the U. S. Congressional Stamp act, it cost the executors of Nicholas Longworth, the "Catawba" wine man, $430 to purchase a stamp to put upon his will.
Not long ago such a stamp tax would have been considered incredible.
The Daily Dispatch: April 6, 1863. Richmond Dispatch. 2 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. April 6, 1863. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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