Headed "Gen. Washington" this manuscript relates to land taxes George Washington accrued on property in Maryland during the Revolutionary War. The figures on this document match the amounts requested by Sheriff Cawood. The document says "assessed Levy" and records taxes from 1779-1782. It specifically lists types of currency used and describes amounts owed in tobacco, red money, state money or specie. The bottom of the sheet carries the mathematical calculations for exact amounts due. More

Date

c. 1787


People


Geography

  • Written - United States

Material/Technique

Ink, laid paper


Dimensions

Overall: 8 1/4 in. x 6 1/8 in. (20.96 cm x 15.56 cm)


Credit

Purchased by the A. Alfred Taubman Acquisition Endowment Fund, 2004


Marks

Verso, center, in brown ink: Gen. Washington


Object Number

MS-5765


Colors


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