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Advertisement by Tyree Harris concerning tax collection in Orange County
Harris, Tyree, 1728-1787
Volume 07, Pages 771-772

[B. P. R. O. A. & W. I. N. C. No. 216.]

Whereas by a late Act of Assembly the Sheriffs of the several countys in this Province are obliged to attend at five different places

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in their county at least two days at each place at some time between the first day of January and the first day of March in order to receive the public County and Parish Taxes. I hereby inform the County of Orange that I intend to comply with my duty in attending according to Law at times and places hereafter to be advertized & that every man who fails paying their dues at those times and places is by the same Law obliged to pay me 2.8 extraordinary which sum I shall demand without respect of Persons whereof every one concerned is desired to take notice, and should any Person imagine that it is sufficient if they have their money ready when I or my Deputy comes for it; I advise them to be provided with two shillings and eight pence for the visit from their humble servant