CONGRESSIONAL CIRCULAR - GETTYSBURG ASYLUM LOTTERY

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Letter from the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, in answer to a resolution of the House of 12th instant, relative to the Gettysburg Asylum Lottery." US House of Representatives, 40th Congress, 2d Session, 2d Session, Ex. Doc. No. 61. December 19, 1867. 4 pp., measuring 5.75 x 9". The Internal Revenue Commissioner reports on 'why the supervisors of the scheme known as 'the Gettysburg Asylum for Invalid soldiers have been exempted from the payment of the special tax of duty on a lottery called by them a gift enterprise.

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