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1861 Civil War Period Tax Receipt for Slaves & Property
1861-Dated, Civil War Era, Partially-Printed Document, Tax Receipt for Slaves and Personal Property, Washington County, Choice Crisp Extremely Fine.
This Civil War Period Document, is 1 page, uniface, measuring 7" x 1.75", Washington County. A Southern Tax Receipt from Washington County, for Wm. A, Elliott, recording the payment of $2.48 in taxes for levies including revenue from "Slaves, and personal property, white and black titheables, and the Road levy, etc." Just about every state in the South had a Washington County, so we are not ascertain its state. William Elliott has endorsed in ink on the reverse.

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1861 Civil War Tax Receipt for Slaves + Property

Estimate $240 - $320Dec 15, 2018