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Tax records vary in content. They may include the name and residence of the taxpayer, description of real estate or personal property, number of males over 21, and number of school children and farm animals. They are usually arranged by date and locality, and they are not normally indexed. Tax records can be used in place of missing land and census records to locate a person’s residence.
New Hampshire. Tax Books, 1727–1788. Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975. (FHL film 983686.) These books contain inventories of taxes assessed and received from the towns. They include inventories of the polls (usually men over 21) and estates in the province of New Hampshire, 1727–1773.
Holbrook, Jay Mack. New Hampshire' Residents, 1633–1699. Oxford, Mass.: Holbrook Research Institute, 1979. (FHL book 974.2 X4h.) This source lists over 6,000 residents of early New Hampshire. The information was taken from tax lists and land records and shows each head of household, the year of the record and place of residence, the value of the property, and published tax lists.
Fipphen John S. 1798 Direct Tax, New Hampshire District #13 Bowie Md Heritage Books 1988 (FHL book 9742 R4f.) This relates to a special tax taken in the United States in 1798 District 13 consisted of the towns of Alton Brookfield Effingham Middleton New Durham Ossipee Tuftonboro Wakefield and Wolfeboro An index is included
New Hampshire. Secretary of State. Non-Resident Tax Lists, 1849–1874. Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1975. (On 9 FHL films beginning with 983573.) These films list the New Hampshire taxes paid by non-residents and are arranged chronologically by year.