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History of Washington County, [Pennsylvania]: From its first Settlement to the Present Time

By: Alfred Creigh

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: C0677


First under Virginia as Yohagania, Ohio, or Augusta County until 1781, and subsequently under Pennsylvania; with sketches of all the townships, boroughs, and villages and a full account of the Mason and Dixon Line, the Whiskey Insurrection, Indian warfare, and local historical events. View more info

United States Direct Tax of 1798 Tax Lists for Washington County, Pennsylvania

By: Wilbur J. McElwain

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: M0743


The direct tax of 1798 was imposed by the United States Government on dwellings, lands and slaves, with the aim of raising $2 million, primarily for the purpose of providing the funds necessary to increase the strength of the armed forces during a time of tension with France over attacks on American shipping. To carry out the taxation program, every structure, lot and tract in the country had to be accounted for in tax listings, in which each was described and given an a... View more info