|Title||Towns: Charlotte: General|
|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.|
Cobb, John Jr.
Parker, Jonathan Jr.
|Credit line||Bequest of Hall Park McCullough|