Laws Passed by the Ninth Congress, of the Republic of Texas. Page: 95
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ctty Of New-Orleans, or elsewhere, and the say6when by
him obtained, shall be safely kept, subject to rFuture action
Sec. 6. Be it further enacted, That all a s or parts of
laws, conflicting with the. provisions of this ct, be and the
same is hereby repealed.
Approved, February 3d, 1845. J
Supplementary to the s eral Acts relative to Direct Taxa-
SEC'rION 1. B it enacted the Senate and louse of Rep-
resentatives of the republic of as in Congress assembled,
'hat from and a ter the passage of this Act, there shall be
levied and collect d, a Poll Tax fifty cents on every white
male of this Repnblic, between t nty-one and fifty years of
Sec. 2. Be it frther enacted, Th t each merchant who sells
and disposes of goods and merchadize at retail, shall pay
an annual license tax of twenty-five liars.
Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That a erson or persons
who shall violate any law or laws require the payment of
license taxes, shall be deemed guilty of a demeanor and
on indictment by a grand jury and convic n by a petit
jury, shall forfeit and pay such sum of mon as shall be
double the amount of the license tax which su person or
persons so offending, were liable to pay.
Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That on all neatattle, there
shall be levied and collected, i tax of one cent r bead, and
a tax of one dollar per head on all cattle, horse andt mules,
belonging to persons residing without the limit of this Re-
public; provided, that persons residing without his Repub-
lic, who shall have or may- become the owners o neat cattle
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