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Daniel Dulany

(1722—1797) politician in America


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(1722–97), Maryland lawyer, author of Considerations on the Propriety of Imposing Taxes in the British Colonies (1765), opposing the Stamp Act on legal grounds. He lost his colonial popularity when, in a newspaper controversy with Charles Carroll (1773), he defended the exacting of fees by government officials.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

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