The Resource Campbell County (Va.) Personal Property Tax Book

Campbell County (Va.) Personal Property Tax Book

Label
Campbell County (Va.) Personal Property Tax Book, 1848-1850
Title
Campbell County (Va.) Personal Property Tax Book
Inclusive dates
1848-1850
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Campbell County (Va.) Personal Property Tax Book, 1848-1850, are three years of lists of taxable personal property bound into the same volume. Information recorded includes names of persons chargeable with tax; white males above 16 years of age; slaves above 16 years of age; slaves above 12 years of age; horses, mules etc.; 4 wheel pleasure carriages and harnesses, and value; stages, and value, including harness; carryalls and harness, and value; 2 wheel pleasure carriages and harnesses, and value; gold watches; patent lever or lepine silver watches; other watches; metallic clocks; other clocks; pianos, and value; plate over the value of $50; attorneys paying specific tax, and amount of tax; physicians and surgeons paying specific tax, and amount of tax; dentists paying specific tax, and amount of tax; amount of interest or profits on moneys loaned out, or on bonds acquired by purchase, including interest, profits or dividends on state or corporation bonds; amount of monied yearly income over $400, received as salaries or fees of office; bridges and ferries: amount of yearly rent or value over $100; newspaper printing presses, and amount of tax; and total amount of tax in dollars and cents. Each year is recorded together with the names arranged alphabetically. At the end of each year is a recapitulation for each category and certifications by the commissioner of the revenue and the clerk of court as to the accuracy of the list
  • Following the 1850 list is a list of ordinaries and houses of private entertainment with their annual rent or value in the district of William Organ, Commissioner of the Revenue, for 1850. Information recorded includes names and value in dollars
  • Following the list of ordinaries is a list of free negroes of the age of 21 years and under 55 years of age in the district of William Organ, Commissioner of the Revenue, for 1850. Names are given in alphabetical order
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Biographical or historical data
  • Campbell County was formed in 1781 from Bedford County.
  • Lists of free negroes and mulattoes were compiled by the commissioner of the revenue for tax purposes.
Cataloging source
Vi
Location of other archival material
Additional Campbell County tax records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" and lists of land and personal property taxes found on the Library of Virginia web site.
Label
Campbell County (Va.) Personal Property Tax Book
Note
This item came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court records from Campbell County under the accession number 41665
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Extent
1
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Campbell County Circuit Court
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001586132
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
v.

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