The Resource Mathews County (Va.) Tax and Fiscal Records

Mathews County (Va.) Tax and Fiscal Records

Label
Mathews County (Va.) Tax and Fiscal Records, 1854-1903
Title
Mathews County (Va.) Tax and Fiscal Records
Inclusive dates
1854-1903
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mathews County (Va.) Tax and Fiscal Records, 1854-1903 consist of Commonwealth claims, 1866-1903; County bonds, 1894; County claims, 1859-1894; Delinquent land lists, 1871-1887; Delinquent tax lists, 1876; Licenses, 1866-1900; Liquor bonds, 1877-1881; Oyster law taxes, 1892, 1897; Requests for reassessments, 1888-1899; Sheriff's accounts, 1854-1869, 1902; Tax exemptions, 1890, 1897; and Treasurer's records, 1874, 1886-1895
Member of
Action
Described
Biographical or historical data
  • Mathews County was named for Thomas Mathews, of Norfolk, the Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates in 1790 when the county was formed from Gloucester County.
  • Most records were burned in Richmond on 3 April 1865, where they had been moved for safekeeping during the Civil War.
Cataloging source
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Location of other archival material
  • Additional Mathews County Tax and Fiscal Records can be found on microfilm at the Library of Virginia. Consult "A Guide to Virginia County and City Records on Microfilm" found on the Library of Virginia web site.
  • Mathews County is one of Virginia's Lost Records Localities. Additional Mathews County Court Records may be found in the Virginia Lost Records Localities Digital Collection.
Label
Mathews County (Va.) Tax and Fiscal Records
Note
These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Mathews County
Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by subject and then chronologically.
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1.0
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Mathews County Circuit Court
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001643788
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
cu. ft. (3 boxes)

Library Locations

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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