A List of Taxable property within the District of John Metcalfe Commissioner of the Revenue in the Town of Fredericksburg for the year 1840

Slaves Carriages
Persons chargeable >/=12 Horses &c Description Val Tax
1 Allen, William 6 1 Pheaton 60 3.88
2 Alexander, R. H. 1 .30
3 Alexander, John B. 1 2 .46
4 Ashby, James 1 .30
5 Ames, Mrs. 1 .30
6 Allen, Jeremiah 1 .30
7 Alexander, Phillip 1 .30
8 Blackburn, Rob't L. 4 1 1.28
9 Brissey, Isaiah 1 .30
10 Baggott, William 2 .60
11 Bradford, Daniel 1 .30
12 Bailey, M.W. 1 .30
13 Buck, William T. 4 1.20
14 Briggs, Robert 1 .30
15 Buck, John 4 1.20
16 Buck, Anthony 5 1.50
17 Bruce, Robert C. 4 1.20
18 Beckwith, Barnes 1 .30
19 Baggott, John T. 1 .30
20 Barnett, Harriet 3 .90
21 Bowman, Henry 1 .30
22 Baggott, George 1 .30
23 Berry, Thomas. J. 4 5 3 Buggy (100ea), 2 gig (100ea) 500 9.60
24 Beck, Eliza 2 .60
25 Bowen, William 4 1.20
26 Berry, John J. 2 1 .68
27 Battaile, William 1 .30
28 Bibb, Thomas 1 1 .38
29 Beale, William C. 7 3 Baronche 100 4.34
30 Berry, Lawrence W. 3 .90
31 Barton, Thomas B. 7 2 Baronche $225, Sulky $100 325 5.51
32 Blackford, Wm. M. 2 .60
33 Berry, Suckey 2 .60
34 Beckham, James A. 3 Buggy 175 2.90
35 Bradshaw, Uriah H. 2 .60
36 Bailey, Charles 1 .30
37 Baggott, Ellen 2 1 slave Delinqt .60
38 Ball, Thomas 1 .08
39 Benson, Jane 1 .30
40 Berry, Richard 1 .30
41 Botts, Thomas H. 5 1 Gig 75 2.33
42 Browne, William 8 1 2.48
43 Crump, John 5 1 1.58
44 Carter, Mrs. 3 .90
45 Curtis, Thomas 3 .90
46 Carter, Wm. F. 1 .08
Page 1 115 21 Tax on Carriages $18.00 $54.18
1 Coakley, John 4 1.20
2 Carter, Edwin 3 .90
3 Curtis, Jesse 3 .90
4 Caldwell, John S. 3 .90
5 Courtney, William H. 2 2 Carryoles ea $50 100 2.16
6 Carter, Elizabeth 1 .30
7 Cash, Charles 1 .30
8 Crump, John 1 .30
9 Cox, William 1 .30
10 Chew, Marg. 1 .30
11 Clark, Benjamin 2 .60
12 Crawford, George 1 .30
13 Cheek, Wm. F. 1 1 .38
14 Cavenaugh, James 1 .30
15 Carmichael, Geo. F. 4 1 Gig 50 1.78
16 Caldwell, Maria C. 3 .90
17 Curtis, Styles P. 1 .30
18 Clark, John 1 1 .38
19 Chew, John Jas. 3 .90
20 Cole, Bernard 1 1 .38
21 Daniel, Samuel G. 1 .30
22 Dickey, Robert 2 1 Pheaton 50 2.68
23 Dornin, Thomas A. 2 .60
24 Drinnan, Ann 2 .60
25 DeKingel 1 .30
26 Edes, H. J. W. 1 .30
27 Eve, George W. 1 .30
28 Elder, John 1 .30
29 Ellis, Robert 14 5 4.60
30 Fisher, Martha 1 .30
31 Ford, Martha 1 .30
32 Frost, William 4 1.20
33 Finnall, Walter H. 4 2 1.36
34 Francis, Ephraim 1 .30
35 Ferneyhough, Sally 1 .30
36 French, Elizabeth 7 2.10
37 Fugett, James 1 1 .38
38 Green, William D. 1 .30
39 Goodwin, Littleton 2 .60
40 Gray, Robert 2 .60
41 Genther, Henry D. 1 .30
42 Goolrick, Peter 6 3 Carriage 400 6.04
43 Gill & Huffman 1 .30
44 Gilham, B. .30
Page 2 95 18 Tax on Carriages $8.50 $38.44
1 Goolrick, John 3 .90
2 Garland, John B. 2 .60
3 Green, Timothy 1 .30
4 Gillman, Granville 1 .30
5 George, Moses 1 .30
6 Grotz, Margaret 2 .60
7 Gray, John B. & Co. 1 .30
8 Goodwin, Ann 3 .90
9 Goodwin, Sarah 1 .30
10 Goodwin, John H. 2 .60
11 Goodwin, Arthur 2 .60
12 Gravat, George 1 .30
13 Grotz, George 1 .08
14 Hart, John 5 1.50
15 Henderson, Alexander 6 1.80
16 Howison, Samuel 3 .90
17 Hall, John B. 3 .90
18 Hough, Peyton 2 1 .68
19 Hall, John G. 1 .30
20 Henning, Rob't F. 2 1 .68
21 Harding 1 .30
22 Haydon, John 3 1 .98
23 Hunt, Conrad H. 2 .60
24 Hart, Rob't W. 1 .30
25 Hillyard, Benjamin R. 1 8 2 Hacks ($200, $75), Baroncke, Buggy, Chair, Carryole, $50ea 575 10.44
26 Harrison, James 3 .90
27 Henry, Mrs. 5 1.50
28 Harrow, James D. 3 .90
29 Hays, Ann S. 2 .60
30 Hunter, Elizabeth M. 3 .90
31 Herndon, Broadie S. 3 .90
32 Herndon, John M. 1 .08
33 Herndon, Wm. L. 1 .30
34 Hunter, James 1 1 .38
35 Jackson, William 5 1.50
36 James, John H. 1 .30
37 Johnson, James R. 1 .08
38 Johnston, Fayette 8 2.40
39 Jesse, George T. 1 .30
40 Jesse, William 2 .60
41 Jones, Isaac 6 8 3 hack $250ea, Buggy, Gig, Carryole, ea $50 900 11.94
42 Johnston, Jane 1 .30
43 Jones, Roy 3 .90
44 Jackson, William A. Pres't 6 1 1.88
45 Johnston, Frances H. 1 .30
46 Jones, Ann 2 .60
47 Jackson, William A. 3 .90
48 Jennings, Thos. 1 .30
Page 3 111 24 Tax on Carriages $19.00 $54.22
1 Kale, Anthony 3 .90
2 Knox, Thomas F. 4 1.20
3 Knox, Sarah C. 3 .90
4 Lucas, Fielding 3 1 .98
5 Lucas, Albert G. 3 .90
6 Lipscomb, Thomas 2 1 .68
7 Lucas, Jas. W. 4 1.20
8 Lewis, Benjamin 1 .08
9 Little, Ann 2 .60
10 Lipscomb, Mary 1 .30
11 Lomax, Rebecca T. 3 .90
12 Lomas, John T. 2 .60
13 Metcalfe, John 8 2.40
14 McDowell, Edw'd 2 .60
15 Maddox, John H. 3 .90
16 Mercer, Hugh 5 1.50
17 Mitchell, John W. 1 .08
18 Mitchell, William M. 1 1 Sulky 100 1.38
19 McAdam, Edward 2 .60
20 McShane, John 1 .30
21 Mills & Bowman 1 .30
22 Mills, Thomas P. 1 .30
23 Mills, Frances B. 1 .30
24 McGuire, James 1 1 .38
25 McGuire, Edw'd C. 3 .90
26 Murphy, James 1 .30
27 Murphy, Wm. H. 1 .30
28 Mardess, William 1 .08
29 Middleton, Henry O. 3 .90
30 Maury, Mrs. 1 .30
31 Metcalfe, John Trustee 1 .30
32 Maury, Mathew F. 2 .60
33 Maury, Eliza 1 .30
34 Morson, Arthur A. 5 1 1.58
35 Morson, Hugh 1 .08
36 McKenney, Wm. N. 2 .60
37 McCrae, Mrs. 2 .60
38 Morgan, T H. 4 1.20
39 Maury, Ellen 1 .30
40 Peck, John G. 1 .30
41 Perley, James 1 .30
42 Phillips, Samuel & Son 1 1 .38
43 Phillips, Samuel 3 .90
44 Phillips, Alexander K. 1 Gig 100 1.08
45 Pearson, Ellenor 2 .60
46 Pritchard, John 1 .30
47 Phillips, Henry T. 1 .30
48 Pullen, John B. 1 .30
49 Pullen, Jesse 3 Buggy 100 2.90
Page 4 97 11 Tax on Carriages $4.00 $33.98
1 Peake, Wm. B. 4 2 1.36
2 Phillips, Thomas 1 .30
3 Parrish, John G. 2 1 .68
4 Perkins, Abner 1 2 Buggy, 2 Carryoles ea $75 150 4.46
5 Patton, John M. 1 .30
6 Parke, Mary C. 1 .30
7 Patton, Hugh M. 6 1 1.88
8 Reed, Maria 2 .60
9 Roberts, Wm. T. 5 1 1.58
10 Rudd, John 4 1.20
11 Rollow, Elizabeth 1 .30
12 Rothrock, George W. 3 Buggy 100 2.90
13 Rothrock, George 7 2 Jersey Waggon 100 3.26
14 Roberts, Samuel 1 .30
15 Ramsey, Turner H. 19 1 Buggy 100 7.78
16 Rollow, John 1 .30
17 Roberts, Lorenzo 1 .30
18 Rollins, Enoch 1 .30
19 Redd, William 5 1 1.58
20 Rootes, Anne 2 .60
21 Read, Daniel G. 1 .30
22 Ross, James 2 .60
23 Smith, William M. 1 .08
24 Smith, Henry 1 .30
25 Steam Boat & Co 24 6 Stages $300ea 1800 19.92
26 Sherman, E. K. 1 .30
27 Smock, Sarah 2 .60
28 Sweeney, Mrs. 1 .30
29 Spilman, J W. 1 .30
30 Sacre, Benjamin 1 .30
31 Shultice, John L. 1 .30
32 Smock, Sarah H. 2 .60
33 Sacre, Butler 5 1.50
34 Sterling, John 2 .60
35 Short, William M. 2 .60
36 Smith, Delia 2 .60
37 Stanard, Caroline 4 1.20
38 Sheffield, Frederick 1 .30
39 Stratton, Thomas 1 .30
40 Scott, John 7 4 Carriage 200 4.42
41 Scott, Hugh 2 1 .68
42 Stephens, Wm. H. 1 2 .46
43 Sandford, Joseph 8 1 2.48
44 Sorrell, Ann 1 .30
45 Smtih, Mrs. 1 .30
46 Samuel, Argalus 1 .30
47 Seddon, Susan P. 6 1.80
48 Spilman, Peter 3 .90
49 Stone, Samuel 2 .60
Page 5 130 44 Tax on Carriages $29.00 $71.52
1 Thom, Reuben T. 4 1.20
2 Toomes, John 1 1 Carryole 50 1.38
3 Thompson, Lemuel 1 Carryole 50 1.08
4 Tennent, Mrs. 4 1.20
5 Turner, George 1 .30
6 Taylor, Mrs. 1 .30
7 Vass, Elizabeth 5 2 1.66
8 Walker, Harris 1 .30
9 Warren, William 7 2 2.26
10 Wrenn, A. W. 1 .30
11 Wallace, John H. 4 1 Buggy 75 3.28
12 William, James 4 1.20
13 Williams, J. G. 1 .30
14 Waite, George B. 1 .30
15 Wallace, H. H. 3 .90
16 Wellford, Charles C. 5 2 1.66
17 White, Wm. H. 2 .60
18 Whaley, John 1 .30
19 Wright, Thomas 3 .90
20 Walker, Richard J. 6 1.80
21 Wright, Blocksome 3 .90
22 Willis, Byrd C. 1 .30
23 Walker, James N. 2 .60
24 Wingfield, B. F. 1 .30
25 Waite, Charles B. 1 .08
26 Williams, Richard 2 .60
27 White, William 1 1 Baroncke 75 2.38
28 Wilson, Samuel B. 3 .90
29 Wellford, Beverley R. 6 2 Buggy 75 3.96
30 Walker, Mrs. Joseph 1 .30
31 Wellford, John S. 4 1.20
32 Young, John Jas. 2 .60
33 Buckner, Henry 2 1 horse delinqt, 1 Carryole $40 40 1.16
34 DeBaptist, Edw'd 1 4 .62
35 Keys, Achilles 1 .08
36 Mundowney, James 1 carryole 1.08
37 Payne, Robert 1 .08
38 Richards, Adolph 1 .30
39 Wilkins, James 1 2 2 Stages $250, 200 450 4.96
40 Welch, Silas 1 Carryole 80 1.08
41 White, Nelson 1 .08
42 West, James 1 .30
43 West, James F. 1 .30
44 Williams, George 1 .08
Page 6 86 27 Tax on Carriages $15.50 $43.46

Recapitulation
Page Slaves Horses Tax on Carriages Tax Total
Page 1 115 21 $18.00 $54.18
Page 2 95 18 $8.50 $38.44
Page 3 111 24 $19.00 $54.22
Page 4 97 11 $4.00 $33.98
Page 5 130 44 $29.00 $71.52
Page 6 86 27 $15.50 $43.46
Total 634 145 $94.00 $295.80

Summary
634 Slaves @ 30 $190.20
145 Horses @ 8 $11.60
25 Coaches $52.25
8 Stages $22.50
9 Carryalls $9.00
12 Gigs $10.25 $105.60
Total $295.80

Jno Metcalfe
Comm Rev D F

I Jno Metcalfe Comr Rev. for the Town of Fredericksburg, do solemnly swear that in making out the list here to annexed, I have diligently faithfully and strictly to the best of my knowledge and ability, pursued the provisions of the several law, prescribing the duty of a commissioner of the Revenue.
Jno Metcalfe
Commissioner Rev D F
Spots'a County Va

Sworn and subscribed before me Hugh M. Patton a magistrate for the County aforesaid on the 9th day of June 1840.
Hugh M. Patton, J. P.

Corporation of Fred'g to wit:
I, John James Chew, Clerk of the Corporation 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 so far as my information enables be to do so.
Given under my hand this 17th day of June 1840
J. J. Chew CC F

I John Metcalfe Commissioner of the Revenue for the Corporation of Fredericksburg do hereby certify that at the period of taking the tests of taxable property in said Corporation, I assessed Mathew D. Anderson esq, with the tax of thirty cents for one slave for the year 1840, but omitted to charge him with the tax on my books as Commissioner of the Revenue in & for the District of Fred'burg.
Given under my hand this 13th day of April 1841
Jno Metcalfe
Commissioner Rev D F

Paid by Anderson into the Treasury the 14 Apl 1841.



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