Petition #11278204


John Jones, guardian of Joseph Jonathan Alston, requests reimbursement for having paid taxes on some of his ward's property twice. Jones reports that his ward's slaves, excepting one, live in Halifax County while his land is located in Chatham County. Citing that he paid an estate tax and a tax on the land in both counties in 1781, Jones prays that he be “refunded out of the public Treasury the said Taxes by him paid twice.”

Result: Committee report favorable.

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Repository: North Carolina Department of Archives and History, Raleigh, North Carolina