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A REPORT OF THE RECORD COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF BOSTON, Containing the Statistics of the United States' Direct Tax of 1798, as assessed on Boston; and the Names of the Inhabitants of Boston in 1790, as Collected for the First National Census.

by Boston - Record Commissioners

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Rockwell & Churchill, City Printers, Boston: ., 1890. 537 p. 8vo. 240 mm. XLib. Original full cloth binding; with the seal of Boston in gilt. The Bonds and Valuations for 1798 detail almost every dwelling and business in Boston, with the owners and occupiers named. For most properties the lot and house size is also given, as is the type of construction, the number of windows, and the 1798 valuation. It's value to genealogists, architects, and property historians is enormous. It is a valuable and too little known resource. New England 5/6 / YORK HS. Hardcover.


  • Bookseller: THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 047A70
  • Title: A REPORT OF THE RECORD COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF BOSTON, Containing the Statistics of the United States' Direct Tax of 1798, as assessed on Boston; and the Names of the Inhabitants of Boston in 1790, as Collected for the First National Census.
  • Author: Boston - Record Commissioners
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Rockwell & Churchill, City Printers, Boston: .
  • Date published: 1890
  • Keywords: AMERICANA HISTORY UNITED STATES LOCAL NEW ENGLAND CENSUS BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS
  • Bookseller catalogs: ECONOMICS / BUSINESS; GENEALOGY;


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