go to link No 8 Center Township, Stanly County
27 Oct, 1888
Received of D. J. Allen
His Taxes for 1888, as follows:
For State Tax, $2.80
For County and School Tax, 1.19
Poll Tax, 2.00
B. C. Blalock, Sherriff.
$__________ Per __________________, D. S.
I originally thought this was 1882 until I actually paid attention and saw that it clearly says Taxes for the year 1888. I’m not entirely sure if the year is 1888 or 1889 or if that scribble is something else entirely!
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