Passports granted in England are subject to a stamp duty of sixpence.
The direct taxation is represented by a tax of one penny in the pound on the unimproved value of land, sixpence in the pound on the annual income derived in the state from all sources, except the use and occupation of land and improvements thereon.
At last he borrowed sixpence from the stage-manager and returned home, carrying all his property tied up in a handkerchief.
The expenses of a parish council may not, without the consent of a parish meeting, exceed the amount of a rate of threepence in the for the financial year; but with the consent of the parish meeting the limit may be increased to sixpence, exclusive of expenses under the adoptive acts.
Children are readily sold by their parents at a price varying from the equivalent of one shilling to one and sixpence.