Richmond, March 15th, 1870 [electronic resource] : Sir: We, the undersigned, tobacco manufacturers of Richmond, Va., beg leave to call your attention to the following extract from a late paper of this city: "Washington, March 9.--The Committee on Ways and Means had a protracted session to-day ... discussing the merits of the proposed changes in the revenue law concerning tobacco. They first heard the views of H.W. Hunt, president of the Pioneer Tobacco Manufacturing Company, of Brooklyn, New York ... He opposed the reduction of the tax on plug tobacco, and argued in favor of a uniform tax of thirty-two cents per pound on all manufactured tobacco. ...
- [Richmond] : [publisher not identified], 
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- 2 unnumbered leaves ; 26 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Wise, Lewis Warrington, 1844-1917
- "We beg therefore in the name of the tobacco manufacturers of Virginia, whose goods paid last year to the government nearly ten millions of dollars against the $1,200,000 of Mr. Hunt and his associates; that you will use your utmost exertions to have a uniform tax of 16 cents placed on all kinds of chewing, smoking and fine cut tobaccos, and to carry out generally the proposed modifications of the law suggested by the committee of the [Tobacconists'] National Association."--leaf . Signed: L.W. Wise [and twenty-five others]. and AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
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