I know that there is a great diversity of opinion as to who, in fact, pays the duties on imports. I

I know that there is a great diversity of opinion …

I know that there is a great diversity of opinion as to who, in fact, pays the duties on imports. I do not intend to discuss that point. We of the staple and exporting States have long settled the question for ourselves, almost unanimously, from sad experience.

John C. Calhoun