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Indianapolis Indiana Democrat (Newspaper) - January 25, 1836, Indianapolis, Indiana Printed and published by Bolton amp Emmons incl Napolis Indiana. Volume , february 25, 1836. Number 14.state of Indiana. As act to of a m iii two in. Joof in. Kit. Of i iii sum. Sec. L be in enacted by the general Assembly of the a slate of Indiana i hot All lands and town Lols with All buildings arc Clad or made thereon or attached thereto together with All improvements which arc he prot a of any individual or individuals body tic and All property shall be hereby Declarck to be subject to Layalion a captions hereinafter specified to be lev a of agreeably to Law. The terms Quot Perse a in this Section shall he construed to Mei poli ind the Fame Are a with thee vied and collect i 1 and include lies on hand also All Mon Cha ties Public stocks and a Thev shall also be con. N of capital of incorporate at Oij let a the Laws of this household furniture All Tio ies loaned at interest Good stocks in monies corporation a trued to include such Polit de companies liable to Tai state As shall not be vested in Reali Sec. 2. Ait lands belonging to i be United states or to this state together with the improvements thereon All lands sold by Congress for the term of sve years from the Day of Sale All lands Wilh the improve ments thereon not exceeding to any trustee or to use of and in tri cd by any such 5 or burying group school houses be exceeding Twenty ment thereon oct it apart for the county Lithe title of which is Steps body corporate or politic it for any religious society sixty for the use of a m id All lots of ground i binaries academies or cres with the building pied for such purpose in of common school Dall libraries and Philo a ested in for Theka Uchupi eting House to apart for Otic Gas not and improve i a l hands ,11 state and optical a. Belonging to or used by any incorporated color Academy or society for the promotion of science ail lands owned by any county or counties in this state and set apart for the use and support of the poor of such county or counties not exceeding two Hundred acres All county grounds and county buildings set apart for county purposes All hospitals alms houses houses for the correction or reformation of offenders and the real and personal property belonging thereto and All a Tocks owned by the state or by literary or charitable in a tier a tons and All tie personal property of a widow and orphan children if it does not exceed two Hundred dollars in value the necessary Beds and bedding not two to each family and the wearing apparel for each family shall be exempt from taxation provided that each and every individual subject to taxation by this act shall be Clemot from paying taxes on one Hundred dollars Worth of personal properly pro id cd that Stock held in any Turnpike or Lail Road company shall not be subject to taxation previous to such company charging and receiving tolls and provided that no Cor Poray on nor stockholder thereof shall be liable to pay any tax for Stock which Siml have been converted into property for which such corporation or stockholder is liable to pay taxes by the provisions of this act provided Hays that if any person who May have served in the land or naval service of the United states during the revolutionary War shall make and file with the As lessor an affidavit sworn to before such assessor setting Forth that he has served As aforesaid for three months or exempt from the payment of it personal properly and on amount of one Hundred and More such person shall be a poll tax and a tax on his his real property to the sixty acres of land. Sec. 3. For the purpose of a Ceria no the umber of taxable inhabitants and amount of taxable properly in this state it shall be the duty of the Board doing county business in each county at their next March term and at their january term annually thereafter to appoint one or More assessors whose duty it shall be within a ten Day after his appointment of which he shall be notified by a summons issued by ii clerk and served by the sheriff to enter into Bond to the state of Indiana with Security to be approved by the clerk inh Isolete in of three Hundred dollars conditioned forthe faithful performance of his duties As such assessor and shall also take an oath or affirmation to be administered by said clerk that he will without partiality to the Best a of his judgment and skill Well and faithfully discharge Thield amp ties required of him by Law. Sec.-4. If any assessor appointed under the provisions of this net a Hail fail or refuse to accept of such a iii ointment within ten Days after he shall have received notice thereof the clerk upon such failure to attend and qualify As herein directed shall Issue a summons to Boier de by the sheriff directed to the members of the Board doing county business informing them of such fail Ore to quaff a and act Lasasse Soror assessors naming in said summons a Dar for the members of said Board not exceeding ten Days Tom the Date thereof to meet at the court Bouse to appoint an assessor in his place and said Board shall thereupon Convene at the time specified in Sueh summons and appoint another assessor or assessors who shall appear at the office of said clerk and to lift and Iye Bond As Hereinbefore directed. And a Mala any is sensor die or become unable by bodily in infirmity or any other cause to Complete his assessment Fly cording to tie provisions of this act upon information thereof Given to the clerk aforesaid a like summons As it a Ore mentioned shall be issued to the Board doing county bits loess who shall thereupon appoint same suitable Melon to Complete such assessment who shall give Bond qualify As above directed and such last assessor i Btu demand and receive the assessment Roll of his Prici Wei and of such predecessor or the person in whose a Oman Lons the same May be and shall proceed to com Slete the assess tent of polls and taxable property no a Orfin Gfa the provisions of his act and if the Adios a beat Roll of his predecessor cannot be obtained the a info Bdl upon application make out a new Roll and a Aeh a floor shall proceed to make his assessment As if he had been appointed the original assessor provided Elf mfr that wed an person Iball mail or refuse to accept and qualify when appointed assessor by the Board doing county business he shall forfeit and pay any sum not exceeding Twenty five dollars for the use of Llie county Seminary of the proper county to be recovered by the county treasurer in the name of the stale of Indiana before any court having competent Jurisi Clio thereof. Sec. 5. The clerk of each county shall within Twenty Days after the appointment of such i assessors prepare a list of All lands on the assessment and tax Rolls of his county subject to taxation whether he same Liali be delinquent or Ole noise also a list of such lands As shall becom subject to Layalion for the first time and certified to him by the auditor of Public accounts and the same preserve in his office by which the several assessors and county Conui sinners shall Correct the general assessment Roll. Sec. G. Said assessor forthwith after being trial Ifird into office As aforesaid shall proceed to take a list of All the taxable inhabitants of his District and make an assessment of All the properly therein made subject to taxation by this acl and for that purpose he shall Call on each person resident in his District and request of such person a of All his real properly liable to As aforesaid in said District carefully informing such person what property is subject to taxation under this act which list writ ten Down by such person or said shall particularly set Forth the owner or owners the number of acres of land in each particular tract Section or subdivision thereof the Range township Section Quarter Section Quarter Quarter Section or other subdivision thereof or the number of the ctr Survey or Grant As the nature of the or general authorized surveys May require so As completely to identify the same also All town in and Oul lots with the number thereof As described on the plat of such town As exhibited on the record of said Plai recorded in the recorders Ollice of the county also the aggregate value of All his personal properly made subject to taxation. Sec. 7. When any person is assessed As trustee guardian executor or administrator he shall be assessed As such in his representative character and such assessment shall be carried out in a separate line from his individual assessments. Sec. 8, that whenever the assessor shall be unable to procure from such person or persons a list of their taxable properly or whenever any person having property subject to taxation shall not reside within the District where he same shall be situated and shall foil to deliver to said assessor a list Hereof ten Days time the assessor is bound to return his assessment according to Law it shall be the duly of said assessor to make a list thereof from the Best information he maybe Able to obtain noting such fact in his list but if such person or persons shall make out and deliver to said assessor a list of his property us Lect to taxation time of said assessor s returning his assessment to the clerk As hereinafter provided such assessor shall receive such Lis and Correct such valuation of Jorenby if neck sea Sec. 9. The real property of non residents or persons whose names Are unknown together Wilh the value of the same and All improvements and buildings thereon shall be designated in the same assessment Roll but in k part thereof sep Rale from the other assessments. Sec. 10. If and tract of land in lot or out lol be owned by two or More persons it shall be Ali Quot us for such persons or either of them to list their respective shares severally or collectively As of. She or they a Hall deem expedient in which ca5e,Sai. shall note in his list the tenancy of said real a Nopery Togo her with the whole number of acres con aimed in the whole of said tract or pared of land. Sec. 11. It shall be the duly of the president cashier Secretary treasurer or other proper agent of any incorporated company whose funds property or Stork Are subject to taxation by ibis act to make out and deliver to said assessor a list of All Ibe property funds and Stock of such company or institution a Able to taxation on or Belore the twentieth Day of april in every year. Sec. I i. Ofsa cd assessor upon actual View to make a True valuation of All the real estate together Wiki All improvements and buildings thereon or affixed thereto at their full value in Motiey As he would appraise the same in the payment of a just debt due from a solvent debtor taking into consideration the Fer. Oilily and Quality of the soil the Vicinity of the same to rail roads m Adami Zed or Clay Turnpike roads towns or villages navigable Rivers water privileges on tiie same or in the Vicinity of the same the location of the route of any canal or canals Wilh any other local advantages of situation. Sec. 13. It shall be the duty of Eveo person possessed of personal properly subject to taxation to give a fair and True valuation thereof at the time he gives in his list As aforesaid. If such assessor shall not to satisfied with the valuation of the personal property by the owner his agent or the guardian or the trustee thereof he May himself make a valuation of the same at Lis full Cash value according to the Best of his knowledge and inform Alion. Quot. Sec. 14. It shall be lawful for any person or the agent trustee or guardian of any person whose property is subject to taxation at any Timo before such shall have completed his assessment to make and to file with the proper assessor an affidavit that the list of his properly As giv3n in by him is True and Correct to the Best of his knowledge and that the properly therein specified does not exceed a certain sum in value to to named in said affidavit stating therein separately tiie value of the several kinds of property hereinafter required to be separately designated by such assessor in his Nise sment Roll and said assessor is hereby authorized to administer the necessary oath or Fli Smallon to the person making such Aoi Davil. Sue. 15. in which ills properly is subject to taxation shall fall or refuse to give a a a Lii of the same when requested by the assessor agreeably to the provisions of this act or shall fraudulently omit to give in any part of his her or their property Hereinbefore required to he listed he she or they so failing or refusing shall forfeit and pay any sum not exceeding one Hundred dollars Foi the use of the county Seminary of the proper county to be prosecuted in the name of the slate of Indiana by the assessor to be recovered by indictment before any court a iving competent jurisdiction thereof and shall be moreover liable to the payment of his her or their proper taxes and the assessor shall list and Lake a valuation of the same Hible to fixation from the Best information he May be Able to obtain As in the of Isact required. Sec. 16. Each assessor shall on or second monday in june 1830, and annually thereafter on or before Quot the first Day of May deliver to the clerk of his proper county the list of his assessment la made As aforesaid particularly noting the number of acres in each township or fractional township properly verified by affidavit to be by said clerk Laid Board doing county business at their next subsequent irm. Sec. 17. The Board doing county business i Ibe second monday in june 18.%, for which purpose the Lioard shall hold a special session and annually thereafter at their term next after the Relur Noflie asic sment Rolls of the assessor shall be Nado is , shall carefully compare the additions of the number of acres on said lists Wilh the additions of the a ame townships on the tract Book deposited inthe clerk s office and if found to be less than the number of acres taxable according to said tract Book they shall order the clerk previously to making to Correct such omissions by the tract Book and shall proceed to hear and determine the complaint of any on ror owners of any properly contained in said basics smell Rolls relative to the Tislim or valuation and to Correct Llu same As right and Justice May re quire and said Board shall have posit to equalize the valuation of Ibe lands in the respective disc Ricks of heir aunly which Ibey shall do by adding to or deducting from the aggregate valuation made by the assessor of such District such per rectum As they May deem necessary to equalize the valuation of the lands of such District Wilh the other districts of the county. Sec. 18. The clerk of such Board Shal carefully note All corrections of tiie , assessments and valuations which May be made by said Board and also Correct the valuation of the lands of such District according to the per centum ordered by said Bond to be added Voorde ducted therefrom. Sec. 19. The clerks of Ibe respective counties shall also on or first monday of december 183g, a ind on or first Day of july in each year thereafter transmit tip the auditor of Public accounts a certified copy of the collector s Bond and a statement of Trevalu Ationo the properly in , the aggregate valuation of All lands Togel Erwith the Numerof acres in each congressional township or Frac Liona township also town in and Oul Lols and the improvements thereon the aggregate value of All personal property subject to taxation and All corporation Stock showing fully tiie whole amount of the valuation of the property in such county liable to taxation which statement shall by said auditor of Public account lube Laid general Assembly on or expiration of ten Days from the said first of december and should any clerk fail to transmit the statement above specified to the auditor of Public accounts he shall on conviction upon presentment or indictment in the county in which such clerk resides be fined in any sum not exceeding one Hundred dollars and it is hereby made the duly of the auditor of Public accounts to inform the several porn spouting Al Orneys of this slate of All such omissions of duty by the clerks in their several circuits who shall present the same to the grand jury of the county in which such clerk resides. Sec. M All taxes necessary for the support of the government of Titis state shall be assessed on the grand Levy m an equal and ratable proportion in manner Fol Lowine twit the per centum necessary to be charged Netho Dollar on said grand Levy for Ibe purpose of defraying the stale expenditure be fixed from time to Lime by Law the Board doing county business in each county a shall on the second monday in june. I831vand at their annual meeting in May thereafter determine the per centum necessary to be levied forthe purpose of defraying the expenditures of their respective counties and a Ilso tiie Lier centum no Cestary to lie levied for Road Pur pos not less than one fifth part of the per centum levied for state purposes. . The clerk of each county in this slate shall Anau Aliy from and after the Lime when the provisions of the twentieth Section of this act shall have been acted upon and carried into effect make out Complete and perfect duplicates of the assessment Rolls or tax lists from the assessments returned by the respective assessor and the corrections thereof made by the Board doing county business one of which shall be retained by him in his office files of said Hoard doing county Iasi Ness and the other he shall deliver to the proper officer whose duty it May he to collect and receive the Revenue herein provided to be levied and. Collected which mentioned duplicate shall be directed to such Oflia Corwith a Precept in the name of the state tested by the clerk and under the Seal of the Board doing county Husi Ziess commanding him to collect and receive the taxes Barg. Cd in said Duple Cale according to Law and that he pay Over the monies collected by him by virtue of Siirid Precept As required of him by the statute in such cases made and provided and the collector shall pay Over to the slate treasure Roll slate Revenue on or second monday Index Emmerin every year and All county funds collected for county purposes into the county Treasury on or first monday m March in every year. A Sec. ��2. Whenever any Colfe Clor Sara of discover Dir ring the time he 1� making his collection any lands or town lots or other property or Quot polls liable to Patalion which have not before been listed Oren ered on thess est ment Rolls of the county it shall be Fiu duty w enter and vain is sumo on Hii Roll As other Tona Lois Are entered and , noting the facts in his return and collect the taxes thai May be due thereon accounting specially and particularly to the county boards for All sums he or they May collect by virtue of such assessment and valuation Ami under oath. Scio. 23. It shall i tiie duty of every person whose lands or town lots arc subject to taxation but which Are not entered in his name for taxation or i. St Day of january in each year. Whenever by a Sale or partition of any lands or Towd lots a Transfer thereof May be necessary on the tax list or duplicate the same May be made by the seller and purchaser or the person making partition thereof agreeing i hereto clerk or by either party producing to said clerk a written certificate there signed by the Par Liea interested describing the tract or tracts of land or the part of parts of town lots to be transferred on such tax duplicate. No Sale or conveyance of any land or town lot which May stand entered for taxation shall have any Efi act upon charging the same Wilh axes until the Fer shall have been made As aforesaid but land or town lot shall be liable to be charged Wilh taxes and forfeited and disposed of for inc same and be said taxes shall be collected thereon in the same manner As info Sale or conveyance had Taen Polacci provided a a Ever shatsm Holeik shall be bound m Eficio to note and make the proper Transfer of All sales ind con Veya Biccs under any judgment or decree of the circuit or Pio Balc court of his county. Sec. 21. Hie Lien of the state for All taxes for Sale and county purposes shall Allach on All lands and town lots and the improvements thereon on the first monday of May 183�o, and on the first monday in january annually thereafter which Lien shall be perpetual for All such and Llie interests and penalties thereon and All taxes on personal properly shall have preference to All other claims and demands. Sec. A.-. That there shall to assessed in each male inhabitant Over the ago of Twenty one and under the age of fifty years tiie som of fifty cents for the purpose of slate Revenue and the Board doing county business May assess Lor county purposes on each person within the Ages aforesaid a sum not exceeding seventy five cents which taxes so assessed As aforesaid shall be collected As other taxes and that twelve and one half cents of each poll lax collected for stale purposes to be paid by the collectors id the treasurer of each congressional township fractional township of each county Togel Erwith a list of he number of persons who have paid a poll tax in d township and the treasurer shall open a Book of accounts with each school District in his township and distribute the funds acquired by virtue of this act in the same manner Itiat other congressional township school food Are distributed. Sec. 2g. For the purpose of slate Revenue for the year one thousand eight Hundred and thirty Sii the boards doing county business in the several counties in this state shall at their May term fix the per centum to be levied and collected on All real property and improvements thereon i All Stock in incorporated Compi Mies act rally paid in to be assessed to such companies and All personal property made liable to Layalion by this act at five cents on Cath Hundred dollars of valuation thereof and in like proportion for a greater or Les amount and for the Revenue they shall at the same time on All property made liable to taxation by this act fix any per centum by them deemed necessary on each Hundred dollars of valuation thereof to be levied and collected As is Siefein directed. Sec. S7. That the boards doing Clinty business in he several counties in this stale be and they Are hereby Atli Rizoti and directed to set apart for the encouragement of common schools five per centum of the Gross amount of Revenue collected in their respective counties for Sale purposes which sum so set apart shall be deposited with the school commissioner to be by him equally divided Between the several township schools in his respective county in proportion to the amount of Revenue paid by each township. . The boards doing county business in the counties in this state the clerks of the respective counties and the Colle Clore the auditor and treasurer if state shall each be governed in every respect by the aws now in Force regulating the collection of the reve due so far As Llie same shall not contravene tie Provis on of Isact. Sec. 29. Each assessor shall keep a Correct and acc ate no Corint of the time actually spent and the services performed under he provisions of his act and la Tho same Board doing county business and such Board shall examine such assessor under oath or affirm lion touching the truth of his account and May pro Pound 0 him such questions touching the same As they May deem proper whereupon such Board shall make o the assessor such allowance As they shall consider Ifni Cint compensation for his services to be paid on the order Ollie Board As other moneys Are usually paid out of the county try Isary and he clerk of said Board shall in like manner keep an account of his services a herein required and the said Hoard make to Liim Uch add Elionai allowance therefor As to them May seem just. A a a a. Sec. 31. The clerk in making out his assessment Roll for tiie assessor As aforesaid whenever he May be enabled to discover from the lists duplicates maps Orother Idencio in his Possession who May to the owner 0 ners of any tract or lots of land shall enter to Lisama he Roll and such assessor shall assess the same Stoin the Best information he can procure setting Down in the proper column the name or names of Tho own err Quot invers thare of if be can ascertain them noting 11� facts in his return if tie space left for remarks. The will set Down in the proper Eoli imn the value of the several or lots of land on Hij Roll and Elsb the i Lunation of personal prop cry taken a flair the pro in . Whenever said nssc8<>ar Hall dts Cove i by lots or tracts of land subject to taxation not enter Cit in his Roll nil Vivtor Nind talkie the spine Noi Ift such tact in Quot his return lilo Csc rec Shatt a0� 4 Niffin Etta pm

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