THE CROYDON CASE

W. Philpot Brookes, W.P. Brookes, Wiiliam Gregory, William Dalton, Frederick Hyett
1848 The Lancet  
350 keeping, education of children; tradesmen's bills, wages of servants, charity, and incidental expenses. Now, if the physician's practice, his faculties, or his health fail, he has no resources to fall back upon; if he dies, his widow and family are left without means, perhaps in want; while his. opulent neighbour, who returns £1000 a. year income, pays the same income-tax-viz., X29 3s. 4d. ; and, at his death, leaves £20,000, at five per cent., £25,000, at four per cent.; or, the enormous
more » ... or, the enormous sum of .633,833 6s. 8d., at three per cent!
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