Forms for the return of enslaved persons, 1798, for tax purposes in Pennsylvania

Mss.326.F76

Date: 1798 | Size: 2 Volumes, 2 volumes, 18 p.

Abstract

These forms apply to York and Franklin counties. They are printed and the blanks filled in by hand.

Collection Information

Physical description

2 volumes, 18 p.

Provenance

Accessioned 1914, (51476). See in-house shelf list for additional accession numbers.

Early American History Note

These two volumes contain tax returns on the the number of enslaved persons in York and Franklin Counties. They list 59 total enslaved persons. The data includes the name of the enslaver, often the town of residence, and the number of enslaved persons.

Former title

Forms for the return of slaves, 1798, for tax purposes in Pennsylvania. Changed 6/2020

Early American History Note - Former

These two volumes contain tax returns on the the number of slaves in York and Franklin Counties. They list 59 total slaves. The data includes the name of the owner, often the town of residence, and the number of slaves owned.

Indexing Terms


Genre(s)

  • Official Government Documents and Records

Geographic Name(s)

  • York County (Pa.)

Subject(s)

  • African American
  • Business and Skilled Trades
  • Early National Politics
  • Government Affairs
  • Pennsylvania History
  • Slavery -- Pennsylvania.


Detailed Inventory

326.P257. Forms for the return of enslaved persons, 1798, for tax, 1798-1798
17981 Volumesvolume 1

Abstract: The forms apply to York and Franklin Counties; they are printed, the blanks filled in by hand.

Other Descriptive Information: Forms for the return of slaves, 1798, for tax purposes in Pennsylvania. Changed 6/2020