Clarke County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Lists: Volume 2, 1854-1870

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Personal property taxes have been assessed and collected in Virginia almost annually since 1782. Names of free adult men and single women who owned taxable items were collected by a commissioner of revenue or his deputies. The poll tax (on heads of adult men) was used to support county needs. Taxes on slaves, horses, carriages, clocks and other items were sent to the state. The taxable age for white males varied from sixteen to twenty-one years, depending on the time frame. When a name appears on a Clarke County tax list, ...

Clarke County, Virginia Personal Property Tax Lists: Volume 2, 1854-1870 2016, Heritage Books

ISBN-13: 9780788456732

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