"Collect All and Every the Sums of Money" [Taxation]. [Massachusetts]. Province of the Massachusetts-Bay, &c., Jeremiah Allen, Gent. Treasurer and Receiver General for His Majesty's Said Province. To [Mr. Ebenezer Waer] Constable or Collector of the Town of [Wrentham] Greeting &c. [Boston], October 6, 1718. 7-3/4" x 8-1/2 part-printed document backed onto 14" x 9" sheet, inscribed in neat hand and signed by Allen, wax seal to upper left-hand corner, "Wrentham" to verso visible through left-hand margin. Light soiling, moderate toning and some minor stains, moderate edgewear, three horizontal fold lines. An interesting item. $1,250. * A partially printed document concerning an act of assembly from May 1718 "for Apportioning and Assessing a tax of Eight Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Pounds, Upon Polls and Estates." It directs Waer to "Collect all and every the Sums of Money mentioned in the List or Lists of the said tax or Assessment of your Town, Made by the Assessors or Select-Men of the said Town, and committed to you to Collect, Amounting in the whole the Sum of [Twenty Pounds, Fourteen Shillings & Five Pence]." No copies located on OCLC, Library Hub or the ESTC.
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