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Robert Alexis Green, Congressman from Florida, addressed the House of Representatives objecting to a feature of the proposed estate tax which is disadvantageous to his state: "Is it equitable and just that you should force this upon the people of Florida, a state which is large in proportion, having 58,000 square miles—as large as New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island together; a state which produces enough vegetables and enough eatable products to feed the city of New York?

"There where the watermelon and the strawberry transform the midnight dew into luscious red juice; there...

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