A List of Taxable Property within the District of John Metcalfe Comr Rev. Corpn Fredericksbg for 1831

Slaves Carriages
Persons chargeable >/=12 Horses &c Description Value Tax Remarks
Allen, William 3 .75
Anderson, Matthew D. 1 .25
Ames, Mrs. 1 .25
Ames, Michael 6 1.50
Ames, Samuel 2 1 .50
Adams, Mrs. 1 .25
Botts, Tho's H. 4 1 Chair $150 2.00
Bruce, Rob C 5 1.25
Bryant, Wm H. 1 .25
Bozel, Rich'd 3 .75
Buck, Anthony 5 1.25
Bowen, William 5 1.25
Blackburn, R L 5 1.25
Bibb, Tho's 1 1 .31
Ballard, William 2 .50
Baggott, George 1 .25
Benson, Jane 2 .50
Baggott, Mary 2 .50
Bragdon, Joseph 1 .25
Bruce, Will H. 4 1.00
Barton, Thos B. 5 3 Carriage $200 3.43
Berry, Law. H. 3 .75
Blackford, Wm M. 1 .25
Bryant, Francis 1 .25
Brooke, William Jr. 2 1 .56
Blayden, Stephan J. 2 .50
Bell and Wallace 1 1 .31
Brown, William 4 1 1.06
Beck, Eliza 1 .25
Clark, John 2 .50
Caldwell, Elizabeth 2 .50
Clarke & Peyton 2 .12
Crump, John 4 1 1.06
Cunningham , Wm P. 6 3 1.68
Coakley, John 2 .50
Cox, William 1 .25
Carter, Edwin 2 1 .56
Carmichael, Rich'd H. 1 .25
Cooke, James 2 .50
Carmichael, Jas 6 2 Pheaton $50 3.62
Curtis, Jesse 3 .75
Chew, John J. 3 1 Chair $30 1.31
Clarke, Tho's S. 1 .25
Chapman, Mrs. 2 .50
Carter, John 1 .25
Clarke, Mrs. 1 .25
Chewning, Susan 1 .25
Caldwell, Maria 2 .50
Carter, Thomas 2 .50
Campbell, Eliza 3 .75
Carter, Chas L. 4 .00
Croughton, Robert 3 .75
Christy, Joseph 3 1 .81
Clarke, Benjiamin 2 .50
Cunningham, Ja's 1 .25
Cox, George 2 .50
Chew, John 3 1 Chair $30 1.31
Chamberlayne, Nathan'l 2 .50
Carmichael, Edw'd H. 5 1 Chair $50 1.81
Page 1 147 22 $7.00 $45.07
Dooe, Mrs. 1 .25
Dangerfield, Law M. 3 .75
Daniel, Tho's 2 1 .56
Dickey, Robert 3 1 Chair $50 1.31
Drinnan, James 1 .25
Ellis, Robert 7 2 2.37
Eve, George M. 1 .25
Edwards, Enoch 4 1 Gig ($100), Gig ($100), Chair ($50) $250 3.56
Ellis, George Mrs. 5 1.25
Finnell, James 1 .25
Fulcher, Wm Jr. 1 .25
Ferneyhough, Sarah 1 .25
Ferrell, Gustavus 1 .25
French, Elizabeth 6 1.50
Ficklen, Jos R 1 1 .31
Fisher, Benjamin 1 .06
Francis, Ephriam 1 .25
Fitzhugh, Frances 2 .50
Fry, Hugh M. 2 .50
Green, William D. 2 1 .56
Green, Timothy 1 .25
Gray, William F. 5 Gig $100 2.25
Goodwin, Charles 5 1.25
Grotz, Marg't 3 .18
Goolrick, John 3 .75
Goodwin, Arthur 1 .25
Goodwin, Arthur Trustee 4 1.00
Gregory, Mrs W. 1 .25
Gibbs, Robert 2 2 .62
Hough, Peyton 2 .50
Hall, Mary 1 .25
Harrow, Jas D. 2 .50
Hart, Archd 5 1.25
Henderson, Alexander 2 1 .56
Hunter, Elizabeth 2 .50
Howison, Samuel 2 .50
Hall, John B. 4 1.00
Henderson, David 4 1 1.06
Hill, Ann 1 .25
Hart, John 5 1 1.31
Hillyard, Benj. R. 1 .25
Head, Emanuel 1 .25
Harrison, Philip 5 1.25
Harvey, William 3 .75
Herrard, Jean 1 .25
Hanson, Tho's H. 4 1.00
Jennings, Thomas 1 1 .31
Johnston, Fayette 6 1.50
Johnson, Jas R. 1 1 .31
Jackson, Wm M 3 Carriage $250 3.25
James, Mrs. 1 1 .31
Johnston, Larkin 3 .75
Johnston, Gab'l 1 .25
Johnston, Rich'd 4 1 Pheaton ($50) $50 3.06
Jones, Isaac 3 6 Hack ($150), ditto ($150), Chair ($50) $350 5.61
Page 2 137 26 $13 $48.81
Kelly, Perry 1 .25
Kale, Anthony 2 .50
Knox, William A. 3 1 Jersey Waggon $70 1.81
Kuhn, Bowling 1 .25
Lomax, Michael 1 .25
Leitch, Abner 2 .50
Lightfoot, Philip 10 4 Carriage ($300), Chair ($75) $375 6.99
Lucas, Fielding 3 .75
Lomax, Rebecca T. 2 .50
Long, Joshua 1 .25
Lomax, Ann C. 1 .25
Lucas, Mrs. Z. 1 .25
Lipscomb, Mary 1 .25
Metcalfe, John 5 1 1.31
Minor, Garret 5 1.25
McDowell, Edw'd 1 .25
Mason, Charles 1 .25
Murphy, James 2 1 .56
McGrath, Mrs. 1 .25
Metcalfe, John Exr AS 1 .25
Mazeen, W'm T. 2 .50
Morson, Arthur A. 1 Chair $120 1.26
Morton, Allen M. 4 1 1.06
Myers, Joshua 3 6 Hack ($200), Gig ($50) $250 4.11
Mercer, Hugh 5 1.25
McGuire, Edw'd 3 .75
Murray, Mrs. 1 .25
Newby, Jas W. 3 .75
Owens, Samuel 1 .25
Patton, Hugh M. 2 1 .56
Patton, Robert Est 6 1.50
Pearson, Cha's A. 3 .75
Pullen, Lindsey 1 .25
Peacock, Richard 1 .25
Parrott, Robert 1 .25
Phillips, Henry T. 3 .75
Parish, Lewis 1 .25
Pullen, Jesse 4 1 1.06
Parke, Jane 2 .50
Pilcher, Frederick 3 .75
Peake, William B. 4 1 1.06
Peck, J & J G 2 1 .56
Peck & Wellford 4 Stage $125 2.24
Proctor, Thomas 5 1.25
Porter, Sidney 1 12 Stage ($200), ditto ($150) $350 5.47
Perkins, Leforg 1 2 Hack $300 3.37
Peyton, John 1 .25
Roby, Henry 1 1 .31
Rothrock, Geo. W. 4 1.00
Rothrock, George 7 1 Jersey Waggon $190 3.71
Roberts, William J. 4 1 1.06
Rollow, John S 4 1.00
Roy, Jno Agent 4 1.00
Page 3 132 40 $20.85 $56.25
Read, Dan'l G. 1 .25
Redd, William 2 1 .56
Ross, James 2 1 Chair $40 1.06
Rootes, Ann 2 .50
Rowe, George 1 1 .31
Seddon, Thomas 10 3 Chair $40 3.18
Spilman, Peter 3 .75
Sweeney, Morgan 2 .50
Southard, Edmd 1 2 .37
Storke, Mrs. 1 .25
Shultice, John L. 3 1 Gig ($50), Chair ($25) $75 1.81
Smith, Elizabeth H 2 .50
Staylor, John 2 1 Carry all $40 1.56
Samuel, John 1 .25
Sorrell, Carter 1 .25
Stanard, John 4 2 Chair $40 1.62
Stone, Samuel 1 .25
Samuel, Argalus 1 .25
Smith, Jo's D. 4 Stage $150 2.24
Seddon, Ann 2 .50 Jas Vass pays tax
Sorrell, Alex'r 1 2 Carry all $70 1.37
Scott, John 11 4 Carraige $400 6.99
Smock, Sarah 2 .50
Thom, Reuben 5 1.25
Tupman, William 1 .25
Travers, William 1 .25
Timberlake, Mrs. 1 .25
Thompson, Lemuel 1 1 .31
Thatcher, Mrs. 1 .25
Vass, James 9 3 Carriage $350 5.93
Voss, Will E 1 .25
Vass, James C 3 .75
Wallace, John H. 3 1 .81
Williams, Wm T. 1 .25
Williams, James 6 1 1.56
Walker, Harris 1 .25
Wellford, Chs C. 6 1 Jersey Waggon $60 2.31
Wellford, John S. 4 1.00
Wellford, Wm N. 2 1 .56
White, Will H. 3 .75
Walker, Rich'd T. 11 1 Carriage $75 4.81
Whiting, George B 6 1 1.56
Wayte, Jesse 1 .25
Warren, William 6 1 1.56
Wellford, Beverley R 6 1 Chair $75 2.31
Williams, Rich'd 4 1.00
Whittemore, Jos 2 1 Pheaton $65 2.56
Walker, H.H. 2 .50
Wilson, Saml B. 3 .75
Walker, Jas N. 1 .25
Young, James 10 1 2.56
Wright, Thomas 6 1.50
Page 4 162 36 $19.75 $62.41
DeBaptist, Edw'd 4 4 1.24
Jones, Betty 1 .25
Lewis, John 1 .25
Monroe, Toney 1 .25
Redd, George 1 .25
Wilkins, James 2 4 .76
West, James 1 .25
Waring, William 1 2 .37
Ware, George 1 .25
Young, Evelina 1 .25
Page 5 14 10 $4.10

Recapitulation
Page Slaves Horses Tax on Carriages Tax Total
Page 1 147 22 $7.00 $45.07
Page 2 137 26 $13.00 $48.81
Page 3 132 40 $20.85 $56.25
Page 4 162 36 $19.75 $62.41
Page 5 14 10 $4.10
Total 592 134 $60.60 $216.64

Statement Fredericksburg Property Book 1831
Page Slaves Horses Coaches Stages Carryalls Gigs
Page Slaves >12 Horses No. Val No. Val No. Val No. Val
Page 1 147 22 2 $4.00 4 $3.00
Page 2 137 26 2 $4.50 2 $4.00 6 $4.50
Page 3 132 40 1 $3.50 5 $12.00 2 $2.90 3 $2.45
Page 4 162 36 4 $11.50 2 $3.00 2 $2.00 6 $3.25
Page 5 14 10
Total 592 134 9 $23.50 9 $19.00 4 $4.90 19 $13.20

Summary
592 Slaves @ 25 $148.00
134 Horses @6 $8.04
9 Coaches $23.50
9 Stages $19.00
4 Carryalls $4.90
19 Gigs $13.20 $68.64
Total $216.64

I John Metcalfe Comissioner of the Revenue for Town of Fredericksburg do solemnly swear that in making out the list hereto annexed I have diligently faithfully and strictly to the best of my knowledge and ability pursued the provisions of the several laws prescribing the duty of the Commissioner of the Revenue
Jno Metcalfe Com Rev D F

Sworn to and subscribed before me Hugh M Patton a magistrate for the County of Spotsylvania on the 8th day of June 1831.
Hugh M. Patton, J P

Corporation of Fredg to wit:
I John James Chew, clerk of the Coporation Court aforesaid, do hereby certify, that I have carefully examined the foregoing list of taxable property and that I find the same to be correct and I further certify that the commissioner of the revenue has complied with the act amending the several acts concerning the tax on licenses to merchants and others, passed February 29th 1828.
J. J. Chew CCHF



Last Updated on 6 November 2006
Entered by Katie Kosack and Gary Stanton
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