Alexander Hamilton: Founding Father Quote

Alexander Hamilton Quote
United States Founding Father

Quote 145 details Share on Google+ - Quote 145 Linked In Share Button - Quote 145 If duties are too high, they lessen the consumption; the collection is eluded; and the product to the treasury is not so great as when they are confined within proper and moderate bounds. This forms a complete barrier against any material oppression of the citizens by taxes of this class, and is itself a natural limitation of the power of imposing them.

Alexander Hamilton: Federalist No. 21, 1787
The Federalist Papers
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