Rev. George Glover was an Anglican minister in England who, among other responsibilities, was the rector of Southrepps, Vicar of Cromer, and the chaplain to the Naquis of Buckingam during the early 1800s. This pamphlet discusses the potential end of the English Property Tax which had been started, for the first time in English history, in 1799 to help defray the costs of the various wars England was engaged in at the time. Despite being called a property tax, it was what we would recognize today as an income tax as it introduced a graduated tax rate on any incomes larger than £60. After the defeat of Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo, public debate broke out calling for the end of the tax as many felt it disproportionally burdened the lower classes with the weight of wars.
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