Reports of practice cases, determined in the courts of the state of New York (Google eBook)

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John Voorhies, 1870 - Civil procedure
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Page 273 - Every law which imposes, continues or revives a tax shall distinctly state the tax and the object to which it is to be applied, and it shall not be sufficient to refer to any other law to fix such tax or object.
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