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Title Towns: Hubbardton: general
Creator Hubbardton (Vt.)
Dates of Creation 1784-1789
Scope & Content Mostly items dealing with land sales: lists of land sales, deeds, and a survey. A 1789 deed is interesting for the three spellings of Wallace/Wallis/Wallac found in the same item.
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 Alexander, Giles
Alexander, William
Barber, David
Barnard, Francis
Bratte, William
Dana, Stephen
Eames, Thomas
Fuller, Benjamin
Gelliss, Thomas
Gillis, Thomas
Hale, John
Hall, Daniel
Hazeltine, Richard
Hodges, Henry
Hodges, Silas H.
Hogg, David
Hogg, Samuel
Hubbard, Thomas
Hunt, Jonathan
Jones, Daniel, Jr.
Parker, Jonathan Jr.
Parker, Samuel
Parsons, Samuel
Rumsey, Nathan Jr.
Smith, Eleazer
Wallis, Ebenezer
Whelpley, James
Wiggins, Andrew
Credit line Bequest of Hall Park McCullough
Catalog Number 2010.2.21