Prologue Magazine

Known, Extant 1798 Direct Tax Lists

Spring 2007, Vol. 39, No. 1

Known, Extant 1798 Direct Tax Lists

No Particular Lists or General Lists are known for Delaware, Kentucky, South Carolina, or Vermont.
The Summary Abstracts for all states but Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina are located at the library of the Connecticut Historical Society Museum (CHSM).

Connecticut: Particular Lists and tax collection list for Kent and Warren (NARA–Northeast [Boston]); some Particular Lists for Waterbury (Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury); General Lists for all counties but Fairfield and Litchfield (CHSM); tax collection list for Woodbury and Southbury (Southbury Historical Society); tax collection list for Fairfield and Weston (Fairfield Historical Society).

Georgia: General Lists for Burke and Franklin Counties; Particular List for Warren County (Georgia Archives, Atlanta).

Maryland: Particular Lists and General Lists for about half of the assessment districts (counties) (Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore).

Massachusetts: Lists for most of Massachusetts and Maine (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston); tax collection list for Deerfield (New-York Historical Society [NYHS], New York City).

New Hampshire: General Lists for Assessment District No. 13: Alton, Brookefield, Effingham, Middleton, New Durham, Tuftonboro, Wakefield, and Wolfborough (New Hampshire State Archives, Concord).

New Jersey: Particular Lists for Hanover in Morris County (New Jersey Historical Society, Newark); Middletown in Monmouth County (Monmouth County Park System Historic Services Archives, Lincroft); and Lower Alloways Creek, Mannington, Pilesgrove, Pittsgrove, Salem, and Upper Alloways Creek in Salem County (New Jersey State Archives, Trenton). Tax collection list for Northampton and Evesham (Burlington County Historical Society).

New York: Particular Lists for New Windsor (New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown) and Newburgh (Historical Society of Newburgh Bay and the Highlands), Orange County; Particular Lists for Wallkill, Deer Park, and Minisink, Orange County (Historical Society of Middletown and Wallkill Precinct); Particular List for Kingston, Marbletown, and Hurley, Ulster County (NYHS).

North Carolina: Particular Lists for Iredell County (Library of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill).

Pennsylvania: Lists for virtually the entire state (NARA–College Park, MD).

Rhode Island: Particular Lists for Providence, Richmond, Smithfield, and Warwick and General Lists for North Kingstown, Providence, and Warwick (Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence); General Lists for Newport (Redwood Library, Newport) and Gloucester (dwelling house list only, privately owned).

Tennessee: Some Particular Lists, General Lists, and Summary Abstracts for unidentified subdivisions of Assessment District No. 13, Davidson County (Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville).

Virginia: Particular Lists for Berkeley Parish, Spotsylvania Assessment District (Virginia Historical Society, Richmond).

Major 1798 Direct Tax Records for Connecticut

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