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Holmes County, OH

1883 Quadrennial Enumeration

Law of Quadrennial Enumeration
Revised Statutes of Ohio

Sec. 1527. -- Each assessor, at the time of taking a list of property for taxation, in the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty-three, and every fourth year thereafter, shall take an enumeration of all male inhabitants above the age of twenty-one years, residing in his township or precinct, on the day preceding the second Monday of April in the same year, designating such of them as are of African descent by the word "Colored" and he shall make out a list of the persons so enumeratied in alphabetical order, and return the same to the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas, at the time of making return of lists of property for taxation to the County Auditor; and on failure of any Assessor to make or return such enumeration, as herein required, he shall forfeit and pay to the state any sum not more than fifty nor less than five dollars, to be recovered by action.
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