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THE TAX LEVY OF WORCESTER COUNTY FOR THE YEAR 1766

From Appendix to Volume 61 of the Archives of Maryland

Converted to HTML by Craig O'Donnell <dadadata@friend.ly.net> who is interested in the surnames Fassitt, Tingle, Lynch, Pitts, Brevard.

 

Adopted by the County Court at Snowhill Town, December 8, 1766.

This Levy is discussed in more detail on pages cvi-cviii of Volume 61.

Notes:

  • p means "per"
  • Do means "Ditto"
  • Dos is a plural Ditto.
  • Other abbreviations should be easy to decipher.
  • The OCR output was proofed but there still may be a few typos.
  • "Copomco" probably means Queponco.

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Worcester County to wit

At a Court of his Lordship the right Hon.rble Frederick absolute Lord and Prop.ty of the Province of Maryland and Avalon Lord Baron of Baltimore & so forth. Held at Snowhill Town in and for the County af.d the first Tuesday of November to wit the fourth Day of the same Month in the Year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred sixty and six by his said Lordships the right Hon.rble the Lord Prop.ty his Justices the Peace in and for the County af.d to keep assigned of whom to wit at an Adjournment of the same Court held at Snowhill Town af.d on Monday the eighth Day of December next after the said first Tuesday of November were Present:

The Respectfull

{William Allen

{John Scarborough

{Joshua Mitchell

{John Evans

{Joseph Dirickson

{John Selby

{William Ellegood

{George Layfield

{Benton Harris

{Adam Spence and

{Joseph Dashiell

 

Esme Bayly Shf. H Johnson Clk.

 

} Esquires his said Lordships Justices

Which said Justices proceeded (agreeable to Act of Assembly) to Tax the several Inhabitants of Worcester County for the uses and purposes hereafter mentioned Viz.

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To his Excellency Horatio Sharpe Esq.r

as p Account filed

 

1040

 

 

To Daniel Dulany Esq.r Secretary

as p Account filed

 

291-1/2

 

 

To William Allen for

 

 

 

 

 

28 Days Attendance as a Magistrate at

64 Lbs of Tobacco p Day

 

1792

 

 

To John Scarborough for

35 Days at 64 Lbs of Tobacco
p Day

 

2240

 

 

To John Dennis Jun.r for

26 Dos at 64 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

1664

 

 

To Joshua Mitchell for

31 Dos at 64 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

1984

 

 

To John Evans for

25 Dos at 64 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

1600

 

 

To Joseph Dirickson for

29 Dos at 64 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

1856

 

 

To William Ellgood for

35 Dos at 64 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

2240

 

 

To John Dagworthy for

21 Dos at 64 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

1344

 

 

To George Layfield for

20 Dos at 64 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

1280

 

 

To Benton Harris for

26 Dos at 64 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

1664

 

 

To Adam Spence for

35 Dos at 64 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

2240

 

 

To Lemuel Purnell for

 

 

 

 

 

17 Days Attendance as a
Pettit Juror in County Courts at

24 Lbs of Tobacco p Day

 

408

 

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-

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23883-1/2

 

To Nehemiah Holland for

 

 

 

 

 

6 Days Attendance as a   
Pettit Juror in County Courts at   

24 Lbs of Tobacco p Day

 

144

 

 

To John Rackliff for

5 Days at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Day

 

120

 

 

To Joshua Jones for

6 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

144

 

 

To John Morriss for

13 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

312

 

 

To Francis Allen for

29 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

696

 

 

To Thomas Martin for

6 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

144

 

 

To Joshua Hill for

6 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

144

 

 

To Elijah Laws for

6 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

144

 

 

To John Duncan for

6 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

144

 

 

To William Fassitt (Son of John) for

2 Days at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Day

 

48

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Samuel Wise for

5 Days at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Day

 

120

 

 

To Caleb Tingle for

3 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

72

 

 

To John Houston for

23 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

552

 

 

To William Townsend for

5 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

120

 

 

To Benjamin Purnell for

4 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

96

 

 

To John Mitchell for

16 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

384

 

 

To John Purnell (Son of Mattw) for

4 Days at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Day

 

96

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Andrew Gibb for

5 Days at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Day

 

120

 

 

To William Stevens Hill for

1 Do at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

24

 

 

To Elijah Cannon for

5 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

120

 

 

To Azariab Purnell for

5 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

120

 

 

To John Purnell (Copomco) for

6 Days at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Day

 

144

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Powell Paley for

7 Days at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Day

 

168

 

 

To Kendall Collier for

7 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

168

 

 

To Thomas Pridix for

7 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

168

 

 

To Adam Bravard for

7 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

168

 

 

To Ebenezer Campbell for

7 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

168

 

 

To Charles Minors for

7 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

168

 

 

To William Turmell for

5 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

120

 

 

To Thomas Batson for

7 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

168

 

 

To John Tall for

7 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

168

 

 

To Josiah Mitchell for

11 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

264

 

 

To John Spence for

11 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

264

 

 

To Elisha Parker for

11 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

264

 

 

To Dixon Quinton for

8 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

192

 

 

To George Hearn for

11 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

264

 

 

To Ebenezer Hearn for

11 Dos at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Do

 

264

 

 

To Abraham Gibbs for

 

 

 

 

 

his Attendance as a   
Grand Juror at March Court 1766   

four Days at 24 Lbs of Tobacco
p Day

 

96

 

 

To John Selby (Son of Thos) for

4 Days at 24 Lbs of Tobacco p Day

 

96

 

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