Tax receipt for Mary Jones, signed in 1865

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Receipt documenting property tax paid by Mary Jones for the year 1865. Taxed items listed were land, horses, cattle, hens, hogs, a gold watch, and a piano.

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Creator: Unknown. December 16, 1865.

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The University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections presents a large collection of personal letters from Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones, dated between 1866 to 1882, discussing local affairs, family and friends. After Anson Jones's death, there were issues relating to land claims and taxes on land owned by the family. The bulk of the letters are to Mary Jones's son, Cromwell Anson Jones.

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Receipt documenting property tax paid by Mary Jones for the year 1865. Taxed items listed were land, horses, cattle, hens, hogs, a gold watch, and a piano.

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Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters

This large collection of Mary Anson Jones' personal letters dates between 1866 to 1882, discussing local affairs, family and friends. After Mrs. Anson's death, there were issues relating to land claims and taxes on land owned by the family. The bulk of the letters are to Mary Jones's son, Cromwell Anson Jones.

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  • December 16, 1865

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Tax receipt for Mary Jones, signed in 1865, letter, December 16, 1865; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2604/: accessed March 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections.