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Louisville (Ky.) Tax Assessor Tax Book, 1861

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Louisville (Ky.) Tax Assessor Tax Book




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

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Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Louisville (Ky.) Tax Assessor Tax Book, 1861, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


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Scope and Content

Tax assessor's list for the Western District of Louisville. Records persons alphabetically, listing their residence, lot location and description, values of ground and improvements, tithes, number of children, number and value of slaves, and the value of pleasure carriages. The railroad tax assessed for each person is based on the value of slaves, merchandise, personal and residuary property. In addition, the total amounts of city tax and railroad tax for 1861 are recorded on page one


  • Personal property-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Real property-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Slaves-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
  • Taxation-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.

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