Tax Board: Tax Receipts, 1846-1921

RECORD GROUP: Other County Records
RECORD SERIES #: 3800.2
SERIES: Tax Board: Tax Receipts
DATES: 1846-1921
VOLUME: 26 cubic feet

HISTORY

Tax notices were sent to property owners by Municipal Tax Collectors. Names of those who were delinquent were sent to the County Clerk along with the county share of the collected taxes. When the delinquent taxes were finally paid, the original notices or in some cases handwritten notes or letters were sent to the Municipal Tax Collector who then forwarded them to the County Clerk along with the tax monies.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

These notices cover the period from 1846 to 1921 and come in a variety of shapes and forms. The incorporation date of many of Monmouth County’s municipalities coincides with the initial year that notices were sent.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

This collection is open to researchers.

USE

Monmouth County Tax Receipts is available for use in its original format. A container list is included in this finding aid.

ARRANGEMENT

The Tax Receipts are arranged alphabetically by town and chronologically within each town.

REPOSITORY

Monmouth County Archives
125 Symmes Drive
Manalapan, NJ 07726
Phone: 732-308-3771

ACQUISITION INFORMATION

This collection was transferred to the Monmouth County Archives from the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office.

PROCESSING INFORMATION

Finding aid created by LJC March 14, 1999. Finding aid updated by Tara L. Christiansen April 10, 2014.

RELATED MATERIAL

The Monmouth County Archives also holds Tax Books and Tax Plat Maps. Guides to these records, including lists of holdings, are available at Other County Records.