1863 Internal Revenue Assessment - Newark, DE
Internal revenue -- Delaware -- Newark -- 19th century
Tax collection -- Delaware -- Newark -- 19th century
In 1862 a tax was enacted through an Executive Order on Aug 11, 1862 in order "to provide Internal Revenue to support the Government and to pay interest on the Public Debt". Individuals with an income of over $600 were liable to be taxed. In addition, stamp taxes were assessed for various types of business licenses. Finally, there were taxes assessed on various enumerated items. The following list shows this data, for the residents of Newark in 1863.