Municipal government -- Records and correspondence
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
The Estimated Tax Valuation reports were created to record estimates of the value of property owned by individuals and taxes owed on the same. Includes the Name of property owner, value of real estate (city and town lots at full value-rural, undeveloped and waste land at 2/3 value), value of personal property, total value for each property owner, total of each category for the town. Also included summary of valuations for the previous five years from the date of the estimate.
The Charlestown Town Clerk Records contain materials from the town of Charleston, Rhode Island in the 1700s-1800s. The records are believed to have been collected by a town clerk of Charlestown and contain governmental records from that time.
The Military Installation records consist of eight (8) color ganache drawings by engraver Rochefontaine of proposed military installations or fortifications for Newport, Rhode Island. This series also includes a letter from Rochefontaine to Governor Fenner regarding the plans for the proposed fortifications dated August 16, 1794 (Boston).