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Insurance Commissioner - Commissioner's Office - Special Tax Surveys By County

Identifier: 008-01-022

Scope and Contents

This series consists of surveys (in ledger form) of various tax sources within each county. These ledgers are a listing of persons or firms registered by the ordinary of each county as required by the tax laws of Georgia and duly furnished to the Tax Collector of each county. These ledgers were maintained in the Office of the Comptroller General. The survey includes such items as follows: (1) auctioneers, (2) daguerrean and other artists, (3) billiard tables, (4) any other tables, stand, place or flying horses, (5) ten pin alley, (6) traveling vendors special nostrums, peddlers, etc., (7) agent's sale or hire of billiard tables, (8) emigrant agents, (9) vendors on boats, (10) lightning rod dealers, (11) shows, exhibitions and circuses, (12) vendors of stoves, ranges and clocks, (13) liquor tax, (14) dealers in pistols, revolvers, and dirks, (15) dealers in futures, (16) itinerant doctors, dentists, etc., (17) pawnbrokers, (16) mercantile agencies or other agents, (19) brewing company agents, (20) packing houses.


  • Created: 1898-1910


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Prior to 1905, the volumes are arranged by year and thereunder alphabetically by county. After 1905, the records consist of the Reports of the County Ordinary submitted to the Tax Collector on a quarterly basis and are not arranged in any date or county order.

Insurance Commissioner - Commissioner's Office - Special Tax Surveys By County
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5800 Jonesboro Rd
Morrow GA 30260 United States