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  • Mercer County tax list
    Multi-Page Item | 2 pages | 1846 | Clarendon Van Norman Jr. Collection of Ephemera (Digitized Content)A list of unpaid taxes in Mercer County published on April 1, 1846. Each list of taxes was signed and published by the Illinois state auditor and circulated in newspaper publications such as the "Appendix to no. 350 of the Toolsboro Times and New Boston Advertiser" as required by law. This newspaper was published by F. A. C. Foreman in New Boston, Illinois.