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Taxes for the Year 1809-1810
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Washington County Board of County Commissioners
Assessment of Amwell Township for the year 1809-1810

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"Rate 1 +3/5 mill in the dollars"
Jebiah Cook, Collector"

This prefaced the record.


"Washington County, ss,

To (written>) Liba Cooke Esq. Assessor (typeset>) of (written in) Amwell (typeset>) township in the said county, 


YOU are hereby directed to give notice to each Taxable inhabitant within your township of the amount of the sum he or she stands rated for in this assessment, 

and the rate per cent of such amount ; and of the time and place of our appeal, to be held for your township at (written in>) the home of John Horn (typeset>) in said township, on (written>) Friday (type>) the (written>) twenty-second (type>) day of (written>) December next (type>) and which notice you will give in print or writing at least 5 days before before the said day of appeal, when you will attend at the said appeal, and make return to us of this assessment.

Given under our hands and seal of office, at Washington, in the county aforesaid, the (written>) twenty-ninth (type>) day of (written>) November (type>) A.D. (written>) 1809.

(written) W. Baird (type>) Clk.


Jos. Alexander
(unreadable) Marshal
Moses W. Whorter






1810 Census Amwell Twp., Washington County PA.
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