Lot 57 of 522:
Tax rolls of Petaluma, California, c.1852  

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Manuscript ledger for "Petaluma Township" tax rolls listing real property, livestock, cash on hand, and other assets


Petaluma, California




Approximately 250 pages, blank tables with printed headings filled out in ink. 28.2x21 cm (11x8¼"). half leather & cloth with ms. paper cover label.

Rare and significant listing of the assets of the citizenry of the then-township of Petaluma, which was incorporated as a city in 1858. The property owners are arranged alphabetically, with index tabs. Included are the owners' names, a brief description of real property if applicable, the value of the real estate, whether they were in the militia, their cash on hand, the number and value of horses, cattle, sheep, goats and hogs, their vehicles, and mortgages, value of "sundries", etc., with the grand total of the taxable assets. A vital snapshot of the economic status of those living in what was then the leading community in Sonoma County.

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Normal wear and scuffing to covers, overall very good.

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