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United States direct tax of 1798

Wilbur J. McElwain

United States direct tax of 1798

tax lists for the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania--Upper Delaware, Lower Delaware, High Street, Chestnut, Walnut, and Dock wards

by Wilbur J. McElwain

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Published by Heritage Books in Bowie, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Philadelphia (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Philadelphia
    • Subjects:
    • Taxation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Lists.,
    • Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Genealogy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. xv-xvii) and index.

      Other titlesTax lists for the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
      StatementWilbur J. McElwain.
      GenreLists., Genealogy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF158.25 .M35 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 281 p. :
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL110753M
      ISBN 100788411942
      LC Control Number99230467
      OCLC/WorldCa41672605

      United States direct tax of tax lists for Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Early Pennsylvania Reformed Church & cemetery records, Springfield, Durham, Saucon Townships, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The first such tax was the US Direct Tax, nicknamed the Window Tax because the valuation of homes was based in part on the number of windows. This tax created a listing of properties (acreages, construction material of homes and barns, structure sizes, etc.) that is unmatched for detail in this time period.

      With the exception of YEARS all the variable information on the hundreds and the wards of the city of Baltimore is derived from the Federal Direct Tax microfilm available through the Maryland State Archives in Annapolis. Known Extant Direct Tax Lists of , and a federal tax, to raise money to fund the War of ; few lists were compiled and even fewer survive. of a federal tax to raise money to fight the war against the southern states; also called the Civil War Direct Tax lists.

        The statistics of the United states' direct tax of , as assessed on boston. The names of the inhabitants of Boston in , as collected for the first national census. v.   In Settlers west of the Alleghenies, in opposition to Alexander Hamilton's excise tax of , started what is now known as the "Whiskey Rebellion" The excise tax was considered discriminatory and the settlers rioted against the tax collector.


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United States direct tax of 1798 by Wilbur J. McElwain Download PDF EPUB FB2

The direct tax of was imposed by the United States government on dwellings, lands and slaves. To carry out the taxation program, every structure, lot, and tract in the country had to be accounted for in tax listings, in which each was described and given an assessed : Wilbur J.

McElwain. The direct tax of was imposed by the United States direct tax of 1798 book States Government on dwellings, lands and slaves, with the aim of raising $2 million, primarily for the purpose of providing the funds necessary to increase the strength of the armed forces during a time ofRatings: 0.

Intensions between the United States and France had risen to such a level that many thought war was imminent. To fund America's military buildup, Congress enacted a $2 million direct tax in July In each state, officials created forms and set out to value real property, enumerate slaves, and collect their assigned portion of the tax.

Books/Monographs Language: English Publication: Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books Inc, c ISBN: Subject Class: R4. References: (Related (reversed)) United States direct tax oftax lists for the state of Pennsylvania / United States.

Department of the Treasury. Office of the Secretary. Add to Print. The direct tax of was imposed by the United States government on dwellings, lands and slaves.

To carry out the taxation program, every structure, lot, and tract in the country had to be accounted for in tax listings, in which each was described and given an assessed : Wilbur J Mcelwain. (Related (reversed)) United States direct tax of ; tax lists for Cumberland County, Pennsylvania / McElwain, Wilbur J., (Related (reversed)) United States direct tax of ; tax lists for the State of Pennsylvania: National Archives microfilm publications, pamphlet accompanying microcopy no.

/ United States. National Archives and Records Administration. The United States Congress, under the Act of 14 July (1 Stat.

) created the first property tax of its citizens. The Federal Direct Tax Lists provides ownership, rental and descriptive information for every house then existing.

In the majority of the States. In JulyCongress authorized the first direct tax by the United States government. The records in this database stem from this, and related, legislation, which levied taxes on owners of land, dwellings, and slaves in Pennsylvania.

The records include tax lists. American Flash Language in Science, Vol. 5, No. (May 8, ), pp. – Carlos E. Godfrey. Organization of the Provisional Army of the United States in the Anticipated War with France, – The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Vol.

38, No. 2 Decades: s, s, s, s, s. The income tax was briefly reestablished inbut was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in “on the ground that it was a direct tax and was not apportioned among the states in conformity with the constitution.” 8 Inas part of the tariff act, a corporate excise tax became law, which established a 2% excise tax on.

In Julyduring the troubles between the United States and France now known as the Quasi-War, the US Congress levied a direct tax (on dwelling-houses, lands and slaves; sometimes called the Direct House Tax of ) of $2 million, of which Pennsylvania was called upon to contribute $,Location: Pennsylvania, United States.

About half of the book is dedicated to a more modern history. This starts with the Reagan presidency, including the landmark Tax Reform Act ofand continues through the presidencies of Bush, Sr., Clinton, and the first term of George W.

Bush. All in all, this was a relatively interesting look at federal taxation by: The direct tax of was imposed by the United States government on dwellings, lands and slaves.

To carry out the taxation program, every structure, lot, and tract in the country had to be accounted for in tax listings, in which each was described.

Records of Direct Tax Commissions in the Southern States (bulk ) History: The direct tax authorized by an act of August 5, (12 Stat. ), placed a quota on each state, including those in rebellion against the United States. Boards of commissioners were appointed pursuant to an act of June 7, (12 Stat.

), to. In July,the Senate and House of Representatives voted to lay a direct tax on the United States. This first federal direct tax on real property and slaves was intended to raise money for an impending war with France. The returns for Massachusetts and Maine, then a district of Massachusetts, were deposited in the Old Boston Custom : Katherine Freedman.

There is no national sales tax in the US and therefore no standard rate. Sales or use tax rates vary by state, ranging from to percent at the state level. In addition to the state rate, local governments in 35 states impose an additional sales or use tax ranging from 1 to 5 percent.

Various states also offer reduced or zero rates on. The Direct Tax was authorized by acts of the United States Congress. The first act, on July 9,authorized a valuation of all land, dwelling houses and slaves in the nation.

The second act, dated J authorized a tax of $2, to be levied, based on the valuation. United States direct tax of tax lists for Washington County, Pennsylvania.

Given by Eugene Edge III. (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Washington County (Pa.) -- Genealogy. United States direct tax of tax lists for the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania--New Market Ward Author: McElwain, Wilbur J. Published: () Guide to the microfilm edition of the Thomas Penn papers Author: Wainwright, Nicholas B.

Published: (). United States Direct Tax of Tax Lists for the State of Pennsylvania. M, microfilm, 24 rolls. Records of the Internal Revenue Service,Record Group National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C. In the yearon the 14th of July, the government of the fledgling United States of America passed what correctly was called the U.S.

Direct Tax. More commonly, this attempt by the new government to raise revenue was called the Glass or Window Tax.A cross-compilation of the US direct tax for Pennsylvania and the federal census for Pennsylvania, Lancaster County. a United States |x Census, 2nd, 1 County Commissioner's office minute books and tax notes, also tax lists from various townships of Lancaster County, Pa [microform].United States Direct Tax Of Pennsylvania On the 24 rolls of this microfilm publication are reproduced volumes containing tax lists and related summary abstracts for Pennsylvania created under an act of J (1 Stat.

), the first direct tax law of the U. S. Government, and under certain related acts.