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Receipt for Howell Hobbs' ''State, County, Special, Military and Indigent Tax'' for the year 1861, dated April 28, 1862 and signed by the sheriff and collector, J.B. Taylor and and A. J. Chapman. Besides 512 acres of land valued at $4,490, Hobbs was taxed for 1 watch, 2 ''Pleasure Carriages,'' 15 gold or silver plate, 15 head cattle, a piano and 42 slaves. Hobbs paid $113.20.
Slavery; Taxation; Hinds County (Miss.)
document: 1 p. ; 10 X 20.4 cm.
Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, Manuscripts Division, Hobbs Family Papers, Folder 5
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