Confederate tax receipts for Mary Jones, signed in 1864

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Receipts documenting ad valorem tax and soldiers' fund tax on ad valorem tax and agriculture for 1864. Includes estimate of tithes due from Mrs. Jones on corn and fodder.

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Creator: Unknown. December 6, 1864.

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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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Receipts documenting ad valorem tax and soldiers' fund tax on ad valorem tax and agriculture for 1864. Includes estimate of tithes due from Mrs. Jones on corn and fodder.

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Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters

The Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters features a large collection of personal letters from the University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections 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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  • December 6, 1864

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Confederate tax receipts for Mary Jones, signed in 1864, text, December 6, 1864; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth2605/: accessed December 3, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections.