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1865 Federal Taxes of Benton County, Iowa

~ November ~

 1865 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct November Dec Annual 
ALPHABETICAL LIST of Persons in division No. Three, of Collection District No. four, of the State of
Iowa, liable to a tax under the Excise laws of the United States, and the amount thereof, as assessed
by W. W. Hanford, Asstant Assessor, and by John Connell, Assessor, returned to the Collector
of said District, for the month of November, 1865.

Assessors must be particular to fill all the blanks on this form, as far as practicable, and to number
all articles and occupations upon which taxes are assessed to correspond with the entry in the Abstract.

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       |                       |           LOCATION          |                         |      |     |            |  RATE OF   |  TAX ON |         |
PG  LN |          NAME         | Residence    -  Post Office | ARTICLE OR OCCUPATION   | ABS# | QTY |  VALUATION |    TAX     | ARTICLE |   TOTAL | Transcribers Comments
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 1   1 | Adair & Co            | Vinton       |       Vinton | Cattle over 3 mos old   |  152 |   1 |          . |         40 |     .40 |       . | .
 1   2 | Adair & Co            | Vinton       |       Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   5 |          . |         10 |     .50 |     .90 | .
 1   3 | Atkinson T. & W. F.   | Florence     |     Florence | Retail Dealers  (Sept 1)|  234 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    6.67 | .
 1   4 | Brush        J. G.    | Big Grove    |       Vinton | Cattle over 3 mos old   |  152 |   1 |          . |        .40 |     .40 |       . | .
 1   5 | Brush        J. G.    | Big Grove    |       Vinton | Cattle under 3 mos old  |  153 |   1 |          . |        .05 |     .05 |     .45 | .
 1   6 | Bowen        E. H.    | Vinton       |       Vinton | Patent Right Dealer     |  221 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    5.00 | .
 1   7 | Bruce W. A. & Co      | Belle Plaine | Belle Plaine | Retail Dealers          |  234 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    5.00 | .
 1   8 | Bell         A. H.    | Belle Plaine | Belle Plaine | Photographer            |  227 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    5.00 | .
 1   9 | Birth & Athey         | Blstown      |      Blstown | Cattle over 3 mos old   |  152 |   8 |          . |        .40 |    3.20 |       . | .
 1  10 | Birth & Athey         | Blstown      |      Blstown | Hogs                    |  156 |   2 |          . |        .10 |     .20 |    3.40 | .
 1  11 | Chapin & Ball         | Taylor Tp.   |       Vinton | Butchers (to Peddle)    |  196 |   . |          . |  5.        |       . |    2.50 | .
 1  12 | Clark        Alvin    | Vinton       |       Vinton | Gross Receipts of Ferry |  161 |   . |        153 |        .03 |       . |    4.59 | .
 1  13 | Colwell      J. W.    | Vinton       |       Vinton | Harness &c Mfs of       |   85 |   . |        195 |        .06 |       . |   11.70 | .
 1  14 | Dickinson    W. H.    | Blstown      |      Blstown | Retail Dealer           |  234 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    6.67 | .
 1  15 | Dennison     James    | Polk Tp      |       Urbana | Retail Dealer in Liquor |  235 |   . |          . | 25.        |       . |   12.50 | .
 1  16 | Darling B. F. & Co    | Belle Plaine | Belle Plaine | Retail Dealer in Liquor |  235 |   . |          . | 25.        |       . |   12.50 | .
 1  17 | Duncan A. & Co        | Vinton       |       Vinton | Harness &c Mfs of       |   85 |   . |        255 |        .06 |       . |   15.30 | .
 1  18 | Dowell       A. B.    | Vinton       |       Vinton | Auction Sales           |  170 |   . |      1,462 | 1/4 of .01 |       . |    3.65 | .
 1  19 | Elson J. E. & Co      | Shellsburg   |   Shellsburg | Retail Dealers          |  234 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    5.00 | .
 1  20 | Evans E & Sons        | Vinton       |       Vinton | Harness &c Mfs of       |   85 |   . |        161 |        .06 |       . |    9.66 | .
 1  21 | Harper       W. L.    | Florence     |     Florence | Commercial Broker       |  187 |(increased from Pro. Bro.)20.  |       . |   10.00 | .
 1  22 | Hewes        Ed. A.   | Vinton       |       Vinton | Retail Dealer           |  234 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    5.00 | .
 1  23 | Hoyt & Griffith       | Vinton       |       Vinton | Boots & Shoes           |    4 |   . |        163 |        .06 |       . |    9.78 | .
 1  24 | Holt & Terpenning     | Vinton       |       Vinton | Marble Mfs of           |   87 |   . |        286 |        .06 |       . |   17.16 | .
 1  25 | Horridge     Geo      | Vinton       |       Vinton | Tin &c Mfs of           |   89 |   . |        165 |        .06 |       . |    9.90 | .
 1  26 | Hanford      W. W.    | Vinton       |       Vinton | Bill Heads Cards &c     |    2 |   . |        133 |        .06 |       . |    7.98 | .
 1  27 | King         A. M.    | Polk Tp      |       Vinton | Cattle Broker           |  186 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    5.00 | .
 1  28 | Lewis        A.       | Shellsburg   |   Shellsburg | Cattle over 3 mos old   |  152 |  21 |          . |         40 |    8.40 |       . | .
 1  29 | Lewis        A.       | Shellsburg   |   Shellsburg | Cattle under 3 mos old  |  153 |   1 |          . |        .05 |     .05 |    8.45 | .
 1  30 | Loree        W. M.    | Vinton       |       Vinton | Boots & Shoes           |    4 |   . |        303 |        .06 |       . |   18.18 | .
 1  31 | Morris I. & Son       | Blstown      |      Blstown | Manufacurer             |  219 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    6.67 | .
 1  32 | Miller & Mahana       | Blstown      |      Blstown | Retail Dealers          |  234 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    5.83 | .
 1  33 | McAdow       Jas.     | Florence     |     Florence | Cattle Broker           |  186 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    8.33 | .
 1  34 | Marshall     D. P.    | Shellsburg   |   Shellsburg | Boots & Shoes           |    4 |   . |        166 |        .06 |       . |    9.96 | .
 1  35 | McKinstry    Robt     | Vinton       |       Vinton | Boots & Shoes           |    4 |   . |        111 |        .06 |       . |    6.66 | .
 1  36 | Neilson      John     | Florence     |     Florence | Retail Dealer in Liquor |  235 |   . |          . | 25.        |       . |   14.58 | .
 1  37 | Runyon Bro & Co       | Shellsburg   |   Shellsburg | Leather Tanned          |   83 |   . |        158 |        .06 |       . |    9.48 | .
 1  38 | Shugart      K. D.    | Belle Plaine | Belle Plaine | Retail Dealer           |  234 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    5.00 | .
 1  39 | Summers & Gray        | Shellsburg   |   Shellsburg | Retail Dealer           |  234 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    5.00 | .
 1  40 | Stick D. & Co         | Vinton       |       Vinton | Retail Dealer           |  234 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    5.00 | .
 1  41 | Saul         James    | Florence     |     Florence | Boots & Shoes (Apr-Nov) |    4 |   . |        788 |        .06 |       . |   47.28 | .
 1  42 | Saul         James    | Florence     |     Florence | Hotel Keeper            |  210 |   . |          . | 10.        |       . |    5.00 | .
 1  43 | Smeltzer     J. G.    | Shellsburg   |   Shellsburg | Harness &c Mfs of       |   85 |   . |        237 |        .06 |       . |   14.22 | .
 1     |                                                                                                                                  -------
 1     |                                                                                                           amount carried forward  344.95

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       |                       |           LOCATION          |                         |      |     |            |  RATE OF   |  TAX ON |         |
PG  LN |          NAME         | Residence    -  Post Office | ARTICLE OR OCCUPATION   | ABS# | QTY |  VALUATION |    TAX     | ARTICLE |   TOTAL | Transcribers Comments
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 2     |                                                                                                                                  $344.95 | Amount brought forward inserted between lines
 2     | St. John     L. W.    | Eden Tp      |       Vinton | Sorghum Mfs of          |   89 |   . |       $300 |        .06 |       . |   18.00 | Line crossed out
 2   1 | Turners & Husman      | Belle Plaine | Belle Plaine | Retail Dealers          |  234 |   . |          . | 10         |       . |    5.00 | .
 2   2 | Van Metre    J. T.    | Union Tp     |   Blairstown | Auctioneer              |  179 |   . |          . | 10         |       . |    5.00 | .
 2   3 | Van Horn     W. B.    | Vinton       |       Vinton | Tin &c Mfs of           |   89 |   . |     207.00 |        .06 |       . |   12.42 | .
 2   4 | Watrous W. D. & Co    | Blairstown   |   Blairstown | Commercial Brokers      |  187 |(increased from Pat. Deal.)20. |       . |   10.00 | .
 2     | Wells        H.       | Jackson Tp   |       Vinton | Sorghum Mfs of          |   89 |   . |      43.00 |        .06 |       . |    2.58 | Line crossed out
 2   5 | Willey       W. C.    | Harrison Tp  |       Vinton | Butcher (to Peddle)     |  196 |   . |          . |  5.        |       . |    2.50 | .
 2   6 | Wilson, Forbes & Co   | Belle Plaine | Belle Plaine | Retail Dealers          |  234 |   . |          . | 10         |       . |    5.00 | .
 2     | Webb         G. H.    | Vinton       |       Vinton | Sorghum Mfs of          |   89 |   . |     142.00 |        .06 |       . |    8.52 | Line crossed out
 2   7 | Webb         M. D. L. | Vinton       |       Vinton | Cattle over 3 mos old   |  152 |  22 |          . |         40 |    8.80 |         | .
 2   8 | Webb         M. D. L. | Vinton       |       Vinton | Hogs                    |  156 |   7 |          . |        .10 |     .70 |    9.50 | Lines 9 through 43 are blank
 2     |                                                                                                                                  -------
 2     |                                                                                                                           Total   394.37



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