Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790 ... (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1907
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Page 7 - That every person whose usual place of abode shall be in any family on the aforesaid first Monday in August next shall be returned as of such family...
Page 5 - The inhabitants, having ho experience with census taking, imagined that some scheme for increasing taxation was involved, and were inclined to be cautious lest they should reveal too much of their own affairs. There was also opposition to enumeration on religious grounds, a count of inhabitants being regarded by many as a cause for divine displeasure.
Page 6 - ... to be taken; omitting in such enumeration, Indians not taxed, and distinguishing free persons, including those bound to service for a term of years, from all others; distinguishing also the sexes and colors of free persons...
Page 6 - SECTION 4. And be it further enacted, That every assistant shall receive at the rate of one dollar for every hundred persons by him returned, where such persons reside in the country; and where such persons reside in a city or town, containing more than three thousand persons, such assistant shall receive at the rate of one dollar for every three hundred persons; but where, from the dispersed situation of the inhabitants in some divisions...
Page 6 - ... for one hundred persons, the marshals, with the approbation of the judges of their respective districts or territories, may make such further allowance to the assistants, in such divisions, as shall be deemed an adequate compensation ; Provided, The same does not exceed one dollar and seventy-five cents for every fifty persons by them returned...
Page 6 - SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the marshals of the several districts of the United States...
Page 7 - ... the most public places within the same, there to remain for the inspection of all concerned ; for each of which copies, the said assistant shall be entitled to receive...
Page 4 - ... omitting Indians not taxed, and distinguishing free persons (including those bound to service for a term of years) from all others; the sex and color of free persons; and the number of free males 16 years of age and over.
Page 6 - ... shall be committed, or in the circuit courts to be held within the same, by action of debt, information or indictment; the...
Page 6 - ... as the same shall appear from said returns, to the Secretary of State, within the time limited by this act, shall, for every such offence, forfeit the sum of...

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