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Tax Assessment Lists of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Today‚Äôs post is written by Elise Fariello, Archives Technician at the National Archives at Chicago¬† A passionate distaste for taxes is built into the very foundation of the United States. Taxation without consent was one of the grievances to King George III outlined in the Declaration of Independence and played no small part in the … Continue reading Tax Assessment Lists of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries