Lot 56 of 522:
Tax delinquents of Petaluma, California, 1870's  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Ledger of "Delinquent Taxes Petaluma Road District 1873-74 & 1874-75 & 1875 & 1876" (from ms. label on front cover)
Author:
Place:
Petaluma, California
Publisher:
Date:
1873-1876
Description:

53 leaves, a few of which are blank. 53.5x39 cm (21x15½"), half leather & pebbled cloth.

The tax delinquents of Petaluma laid bare, with descriptions of their real property when applicable, the value of their personal property, state tax, etc. There are 19 Certificates of Sale of Real Estate mounted on blank leaves - evidently forced sales to satisfy the needs of the tax collector. Life was never easy or kind, even in the Golden State.

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Condition:
Scuffing, wear, and staining to covers; else very good.
 
Item number:
307248
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