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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • After a full enquiry, they unanimously sign'd a report that they found the tax had been assess'd with perfect equity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That the assessors were honest and discreet men under an oath to assess fairly and equitably, and that any advantage each of them might expect in lessening his own tax by augmenting that of the proprietaries was too trifling to induce them to perjure themselves.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • [12] and then with an alteration in the mode of assessment, which I thought not for the better, but with an additional provision for lighting as well as paving the streets, which was a great improvement.  (not reviewed by editor)

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