To enforce payment of taxes.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
The General Assembly of this State adjourned sine die on Saturday last. The following is a list of the Public Acts passed during the Session.
3. More effectually, to enforce the payment of taxes from free Negroes and Mulattoes. [Provides, that the owners of land, on which free negroes and mulattoes reside, with their permission, shall be liable for the public county and parish taxes of said negroes and mulattoes; and for refusal or neglect to give them in as free polls, in their list of taxables, to be liable to the same penalty as for a neglect or refusal to give in their own list.]
North Carolina Sentinel, New Bern, 17 January 1829.