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An Act relating to the collection of County Taxes, in the Counties of Somerset, Oxford, Hancock, Penobscot and Washington.
BE it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in Legislature assembled, That the respective Treasurers of the counties of Somerset, Oxford, Hancock, Penobscot and Washington, be, and they hereby are, empowered to issue their warrants respectively to the respective Sheriffs of said counties, requiring them to collect the said county taxes within said valuation, counties respectively, which have been assessed upon the several towns and unincorporated plantations, and other tracts of land unimproved, lying within said counties respectively, since the first day of September, A. D. 1819, or which may hereafter be assessed upon the same ; but upon which town ships, or other tracts of unimproved land, there was not, at the settlement of the last valuation, any person residing or Assessors chosen, to whom the said Treasurers could issue their warrants for the assessing and collecting thereof. All which sums are to be collected in the same manner, as Collectors or Constables are directed to proceed in the collecting of taxes assessed on non-resident proprietors of unimproved' lands, and to be paid into the Treasury of the respective counties of Somerset, Oxford, Hancock, Penobscot and Washington, according to the warrants issued by the Treasurers of said counties respectively. Provided, That deductions shall be made and allowed from said county taxes, in the same ratio, that deductions were made from the State taxes assessed upon said lands by and conformable to a resolve passed the 17tli day of February, A. D. 1818.

[This Act passed June 22, 1820.]

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Act; Maine Law; 1820; Legislature; Statehood; Maine State Legislature; Somerset County; Oxford County; Hancock County; Penobsco tCounty; Washington County; Taxes; Tax Collection



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