Virginia Historical Society | Guide to African American Manuscripts 8
2 Accomack County, commissioner of revenue, personal property tax book,
ca. 1840. 42 pp. Mss4AC2753a1.
Contains a list of residents' taxable property, including slaves by age groups, horses, cattle,
clocks, watches, carriages, buggies, and gigs. Free African Americans are listed separately, and notes
about age and occupation sometimes accompany the names.