State Papers and Speeches on the Tariff
Taussig has collected speeches and reports by Alexander Hamilton, Albert Gallatin, R.J. Walker, Henry Clay, and Daniel Webster on the issue of free trade and tariffs. He used these documents in his course at Harvard University on the History of the Tariff.
State Papers and Speeches on the Tariff, with an Introduction by F.W. Taussig (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University, 1892).
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Table of Contents
- Alexander Hamilton (Secretary of the Treasury), Report on the Subject of Manufactures (1790).
- FOSSIL COAL.
- FLAX AND HEMP.
- GUM POWDER.
- PRINTED BOOKS.
- KEFIKED SUGARS AND CHOCOLATE
- Albert Gallatin, Memorial of the Committee of the Free Trade Convention (January, 1832), Held at Philadelphia in September and October, 1831, remonstrating against the existing Tariff of Duties.
- R.J. Walker, Report from the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the Finances, etc. (December, 1845)
- SPEECH OF HENRY CLAY ON AMERICAN INDUSTRY, IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, MARCH 30 AND 81, 1824.
- SPEECH OF DANIEL WEBSTER UPON THE TARIFF, IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, APRIL 1 AND 2, 1824.