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Abstracts of Tax Assessment Rolls

Creator: Kansas. Auditor of State

Date: 1862-1878

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 195118

Space Required/Quantity: 0.96 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Abstracts of Tax Assessment Rolls

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Series contains multiple folders with charts entitled "Abstract of the Assessment Roll" for a given county, dated 1862-1873. The abstracts list townships and cities within a county, including the acreage, number of town lots, personal property, railroad property, related aggregate values, and total taxable valuation of all property within the county. Included is a folder of charts documenting bonded indebtedness and expenditures such as salaries of county officials, school related expenses, and the expenses of county institutions. They also list state funds and the taxes collected to support each fund. The box in range 035 contains 1878 poll books documenting early township elections for location offices. The majority of these come from Shawnee County townships. See series 193184 "Abstracts Of Assessments From Counties" for related records.


Locator Contents
035-13-08-02  1874; Allen-Wyandotte; 1871 - also contains miscellaneous tax assessment documents and poll books from the state auditor. 
072-03-02-01  1862-1873; all counties Allen-Wyandotte 
072-04-02-02  1867-1868; all counties Allen-Wyandotte 
072-04-08-01  1864-1866, 1871; all counties Allen-Wyandotte 

Index Terms


    Kansas. Auditor of State
    Real property tax -- Kansas
    Tax assessment -- Kansas

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. Office of the Auditor of State. Multiple subunits/subunit not defined.

Additional Information for Researchers

Ownership/Custodial Hist.: The records were received from the Secretary of State's Office, however, these records were created by the Auditor of State and likely transferred to the Secretary of State in 1975 when the Auditor of State was abolished.