Contributed by Tom Pierce.
(A white tithe in 1783 is 21 years of age.)
|Columns at top of each page read:|
|Slaves over Sixteen years|
|Slaves under Sixteen years|
|Covering Horses / prices for Season|
|(symbol for pounds)|
|(symbol for shillings)|
|(symbol for pence)|
The tax was assessed at 10 shillings per tithe or slave, 2 shillings per horse, and 3 pence per cow. An ordinary license was 5 pounds. A pleasure wheel (buggy)was 6 shillings.
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