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Collection Reference Number GLC04401
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1778 
Title An Act, for apportioning and assessing a tax of two hundred and fifty-four thousand, seven hundred and eighteen pounds, sixteen shillings and eleven pence, upon the several Towns and other Places in this State, for defraying the public Charge
Date 1778
Author Massachusetts Bay Council  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of Massachusetts. Breaks down the amount to be raised by county and town. Also enacts many rules for determining tax liability. Copy for Selectmen of Gorham. Printed by Benjamin Edes.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Government and Civics  Taxes or Taxation  Finance  
People Edes, Benjamin (1732-1803)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme The American Revolution; Government & Politics; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859