Definition of STAMP,


STAMP,

revenue. An impression made on paper, by order of the
government, which must be used in reducing certain contracts to writing, for
The purpose of raising a revenue. Vide Stark. Ev. h. t.; 1 Phil. Ev. 444.


2. Maryland is the only state in the United States that has enacted a
stamp.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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