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Tax Writs, Connecticut State Treasurer vs. Various Tax Collectors

00-1973-41-1

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1973-41-1

Scope and Contents

Tax Writs (1973-41-1 and 1973-41-3) from Connecticut State Treasurer, John Lawrence to various Litchfield County town tax collectors seeking payment for unpaid town taxes.  The writs date from 1776 to 1786, although the majority are from 1783.  There is onw writ from 1788 where the sheriff arrested the tax collector from Hartland, Connecticut and put him in the Litchfield Gaol for failure to pay the town taxes. These writs are a result of many Connecticut towns being in arrears of their tax payment, due to a shortage of cash in the State.

Dates

  • Created: 1776-1786
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1783
  • Other: Date acquired: 12/06/1972

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Extent

1.00 folders

1.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

William L. Warren

Method of Acquisition

Gift.

Existence and Location of Originals

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Related Materials

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Title
Tax Writs, Connecticut State Treasurer vs. Various Tax Collectors
Author
Kathy Craughwell-Varda
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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