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1) stamp tax. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Such a stamp is to be distinguished from a postage stamp, which is not a duty but a simple method of paying the government for a service rendered. Stamp taxes, apparently...

2) Stamp Act. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Stamp Act, 1765, revenue law passed by the British Parliament during the ministry of George Grenville. The first direct tax to be levied on the American colonies,...

3) Stamp, Josiah Charles, 1st Baron Stamp of Shortlands. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Josiah Charles, 1st Baron Stamp of Shortlands, 1880-1941, English economist and financier. Active in many national and international economic commissions, he had...

4) postage stamp. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The term includes stamps printed or embossed on postcards and envelopes as well as the adhesive labels. The use of adhesive postage stamps was advocated by Sir Rowland...

5) seal, stamp. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The use of seals is very ancient, examples of great antiquity occurring in China, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and other places. The most common form was the seal ring, of...

6) stamp. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...stamp, see postage stamp; seal....

7) Sons of Liberty. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sons of Liberty, secret organizations formed in the American colonies in protest against the Stamp Act (1765). They took their name from a phrase used by Isaac Barre...

8) philately. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Collecting stamps began soon after the first postage stamp was issued in 1840; the first printed catalog was issued in 1861, the first album in 1862. Scholarly study...

9) Townshend Acts. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Townshend Acts, 1767, originated by Charles Townshend and passed by the English Parliament shortly after the repeal of the Stamp Act. They were designed to collect...

10) Warren, Joseph. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Boston physician, he participated in the agitation against the Stamp Act (1765). He became a member of the Boston Committee of Safety and in 1774 drafted the Suffolk...

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