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Advertisement for a philatelic exhibit demonstrating the geographic progression of revenue stamp usage in Nevada during its classic period of fiscal history: from the arrival of U.S. Civil War revenues in Nevada Territory in March 1863; through the imposition of state stamp taxes in 1865; until the expiration of virtually all of those taxes in February 1873.
Why Nevada? Why a Geographic Analysis?
A "perfect storm" of factors combine to make Nevada uniquely suited to a such an analysis. It is "only" a state, and this is only one decade; but what a state, what a decade!