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The Daily Dispatch: April 25, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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City Council. --The Council held a called session yesterday evening, at 4 o'clock, for the purpose of considering the Tax bill. There were present--Messrs. D. J. Saunders, Thos. H. Wynne, Nath. B. Hill, Larkin W. Glazebrook, Fendall Griffin, Peachy R. Grattan, David J. Burr, Wm. Helt Richardson, Richard O. Haskins, and James A. Scott. The ordinance "Imposing taxes for the support of the City Government" was read by section, discussed, amended, and passed. The 1st section makes the tax on all real estate not exempt from taxation $1 on every $100 value thereof; the 2d section imposes the same tax on all personal property, except slaves. The poll tax is fixed at $3. Merchants, shop-keepers and traders are divided into twenty-four classes and taxed from $3,000 to $5, according to class. Manufacturers are divided into fifteen classes, and taxed from $3,000 to $10, according to class. Keepers of ordinaries and houses of private entertainment are divided into ten classes, and