The History of Keokuk County, Iowa
DES MOINES: UNION HISTORICAL COMPANY.
1880.

THE FIRST TAX LEVY.

 

The following is the order of the court making the first tax levy: "Ordered by the board, that a road tax of fifteen cents on the hundred dollars valuation of taxable property in said county be levied.

"Ordered by the board, that a county tax of five mills to the dollar, on all taxable property as returned by the assessor, be levied.

"Ordered by the board, that a territorial tax of one-half mill on the dollar, on all taxable property as returned by the assessor, be levied.

"Ordered by the board, that a poll-tax of fifty cents be levied on each person subject to poll tax within the county."

Transcribed by Pat Wahl. Thank you, Pat!

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