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Title Towns: Whiting: General
Creator Whiting (Vt.)
Dates of Creation 1784
Scope & Content Two deeds from sheriff's sale of original grants.
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 Ives, Abraham
Hodges, Silas H.
Guild, Benjamin
Daniels, Seth
Fisher, Hezikiah
Credit line Bequest of Hall Park McCullough
Catalog Number 2010.2.25