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f Virginia, we have only to adduce the single subject of annual taxation; although the bulk of the white population of the State resides in the West, the great bulk of her taxable values, which are the result of the labor of the slaves, is found in the East. Taxed according to white population, the West would have to pay the larger portion of the public revenues. Taxed, however, as the fact is, according to the values of the State, and the burden falls two to one upon the East; for while Tidewater and Piedmont paid last year, of the taxes locally levied, $2,104,386, the Valley, Northwest and Southwest, paid only $1,216,899. Of the taxes of a general character, amounting additionally to three-quarters of a million of dollars, much the larger portion is paid by the East; so that in truth, while the West pays of the annual taxation of the State only about a million and a half dollars, the East pays more than two millions and a half, or two for one. Now, it is proposed to destroy t