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The Appeal Tax Court was created in 1841 as a result of legislation enacted by the Maryland General Assembly reviving ...More

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Sub Series Details 1839-1865 General Administrative Files These are incomplete records pertaining to the general functions of the Appeal Tax Court, including review of assessment appeals, abatements, assessors1807-1828 reports, notes pertaining to buildings subject to taxation, insolvencies, lists of bank, turnpike company, and railroad and industry stockholders, sales of properties for back taxes, and work of the ...More

Sub Series Details 1825-1827 Minutes of the City Tax Commissioners Meetings of the commissioners about tax assessment complaints, changes in assessments, and tax sales. BCA BRG5-2
Sub Series Details 1824-1885 Abatement Ledgers and Journals A series of overlapping ledgers and journals recording abatements of assessments and other results of the appeal process. Volumes generally show the reasons for the assessment reductions, the amount, and miscellaneous notes regarding the case. The journals, consisting of 20 vols., cover 1824-32, 1841-62, 1867-71. BCA BRG5-3
Sub Series Details 1842-1866 Assessment Additions and Exemptions Incomplete series of records recording new properties available for assessment, taxation, and exemptions. Volumes for additions cover 1842-45, Wards 1 through 10, and 1858-66, Ward 19. Each volume contains a name index. BCA BRG5-4
Sub Series Details 1898-1905 Appeal Tax Court Dockets Dockets, including notes of case, petitions, and decisiions. Each volume contains a name index. BCA BRG5-5
Sub Series Details 1861-1914 Maryland Corporation Stock Records Record of shares owned by city residents including name of corporation, number of shares, value per share, and aggregate value. Records are maintained to assist assessments. BCA BRG5-6
Sub Series Details 1813-1857 Property Transfers and Releases Records for 1813-35, 1847-52, and 1857 of transfers and releases of property noting parties involved, description of property, and value of property. Records were maintained to assist assessments. Each volume has a name index. BCA BRG5-7
Sub Series Details 1853, 1855-1869 Mortgage Releases Record of mortgages exchanged between parties with value of mortgage. Records maintained to assist assessments. BCA BRG5-8
Sub Series Details 1849-1867 Property Judgement Records Record of judgements in Court of Common Pleas and Baltimore City Superior Court relating to property, mortgages, and stocks. Records are maintained for the use of the Appeal Tax Court in assessments. BCA BRG5-9
Sub Series Details 1856 Baltimore City Stock Record Record of holders of the Baltimore City six percent stock issued for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. Record shows name of owner and value of stock. Maintained for the use of the Appeal Tax Court in assessments. BCA BRG5-10
Sub Series Details 1853-1854 Appeal Tax Court Letterbook Correspondence of the Appeal Tax Court with the City Collector, Register, Auditor, State Treasurer, and State Comptroller. Subjects include abatements, assessments, Maryland direct taxes, and stocks. BCA BRG5-11
Sub Series Details 1846-1901 Minutes of the Board of Control and Review Minutes of this board with reference to reassessment of the city property. Includes information on legislation, instructions to assessors, supervision of assessors, appeals, and related problems in the completion of work. BCA BRG5-12
Sub Series Details 1906-1907 Tax Schedules of the State Deposit and Trust Company Includes financial information pertaining to abatements and assessments of personal and estate property managed by this company. BCA BRG5-13
Sub Series Details 1859-1863 Minutes of the Board of Arbitration Volume details the activities of the board's responsibility to adjust and correct disputed tax assessments with information pertaining to a number of specific cases. BCA BRG5-14
Sub Series Details 1901-1904 Assessments Against Banks, Distillers, and Incorporated Companies Record of tax assessments charged by the State Tax Commissioners with collection information. BCA BRG5-15