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Re: Peter Arterburn Dec 25, 1783 - Shenandoah Co Order Book
Posted by: Robert Andrews (ID *****6203) Date: February 14, 2012 at 23:53:46
In Reply to: Peter Arterburn Dec 25, 1783 - Shenandoah Co Order Book by Patricia Johnson of 1064

The County Levy was the local tax. As this occurred during the time of the Revolutionary War, it may have also been deemed a "Supply Tax". It was called such in Pennsylvania. They would use the money to purchase gunpowder, salt and arms.

Also, Dunmore County became Shenandoah in 1777 and the County was a government in rebellion. The Government was no longer the Crown and the Royal Governors so they needed money for courts, clerks, Justices, etc.


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