Jamaica, An Act for Raising a Tax by the Poll

Title

Jamaica, An Act for Raising a Tax by the Poll

Description

Another of AAS's excellent and growing collection of Jamaican laws, this particular Act establishes two things: 1) taxes on slaves, horses, coaches, and more; 2) how slaves must be enumerated for tax purposes.

Title as Issued

An Act for Raising a Tax by the Poll, and on Trades, Supercargoes, and Masters of Vessels, and on Houses, and on certain Wheel-Carriages, and Applying the Same to Several Uses, and for Other Purposes

Author

Jamaica

Publication

Kingston, Jamaica, 1833

Citation

“Jamaica, An Act for Raising a Tax by the Poll,” The Caribbeana Project at AAS, accessed February 8, 2023, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/caribbeana/items/show/137.

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