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Title Towns: Duxbury: General
Creator Duxbury (Vt.)
Dates of Creation 1784
Scope & Content Deed from tax sale by sheriff of original grants in Duxbury.
Administrative/Biographical History Tax sales of land belonging to absentee original proprietors was authorized in 1783 permitting towns to levy a tax on all land in order to improve services and building roads. When the absentee land owners refused or failed to pay their tax, the land was auctioned or sold at vendue to collect the past tax.
Related People Brown, Isaac
Cadmus, Thomas
Hodges, Silas H.
Ives, Abraham
Wynne, John
Credit line Bequest of Hall Park McCullough
Catalog Number 2010.2.34