Tax Receipt; 4/28/1862

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Creator:Taylor, W.H.; Chapman, A.J.
Title:Tax Receipt; 4/28/1862

Receipt for Howell Hobbs' ''State, County, Special, Military and Indigent Tax'' for the year 1862, dated March 10, 1863 and signed by the sheriff and collector, W. H. Taylor and and H. J. Chapman. Besides 512 acres of land valued at $4,490, Hobbs was taxed for 1 watch, 1 clock, 2 ''Pleasure Carriage,'' 24 head cattle, a piano, and 39 slaves and listed one white poll for voting purposes. Hobbs paid $122.16.

Local identification number: 51-F5-2

Subjects:Slavery | Taxation | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Collection:Intellectual underpinnings of the American Civil War
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Contributors:Mississippi State University. Libraries
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