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Title Towns: Charlotte: General
Creator Charlotte (Vt.)
Dates of Creation 1784-1829
Scope & Content Deed from 1784 tax sale of original grant. Also, a 1795 deed selling land in Shrewsbury, Vermont and a promissory note for sheep shearing.
Administrative/Biographical History Tax sales of land belonging to absentee original proprietors was authorized in law permitting towns to levy a tax on all land to allow towns to improve services by 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 Beach, James
Cobb, John Jr.
Ives, Abraham
Killian, William
Noble, Stephen
Parker, Jonathan Jr.
Perry, Green
Credit line Bequest of Hall Park McCullough
Catalog Number 2010.2.38