About 1798 Federal Direct Tax of Slaveowners - Enduring Connections - Nabb Research Center
This source was extracted from The 1798 Federal Direct Tax of Somerset County, Maryland, which documented the description of the land, commercial buildings, number of slave owners, and a description of each dwelling-house exceeding the value of $100. This is a compilation of records pertaining to enslaved people that were extracted from Schedule C, Particular List of Slaves. These data is organized by Hundreds in Somerset County, Maryland, name of slave owners, number of enslaved people, number of enslaved people exempted from taxation or disabled, the number of taxable enslaved people above the age of 12 and under the aged of 50. These data were abstracted and edited by Tom Reedy from the Microfilm MSA M 3477 Maryland State Papers, Special Collections MS 807.