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  • Andrea Vangor
    Re-sending to new Slovak Roots address. ... From: Andrea Vangor To: Slovak Roots Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 12:13
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 26, 2000
      Re-sending to new Slovak Roots address.

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      From: Andrea Vangor <drav@...>
      To: Slovak Roots <SLOVAK-ROOTS@onelist.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2000 12:13 AM
      Subject: 1828 tax census

      > I am perusing a couple of microfilms from the 1828 Hungarian tax census
      > forgot anything useful that was discussed earlier on this list about it.
      > Moreover, I managed to forget the 8 xerox copies that I made tonight at
      > Family History Library... nonetheless, before I forget one more thing, let
      > me ask this question.
      > In the records for Patacsko, where a couple of my relatives show up with
      > property, there is an interesting set of notes at the back of the entry
      > that town. It says something like, "Nomine electorum communittis ad-
      > conscriptionis --ine-- --enes pravie depositum Juramentum adhibitorum
      > signanter:" (I can't make out all the words, unfortunately, and it is too
      > faint to scan).
      > Then, below that, is has a list of names. One man is identified as a
      > "Judes", two men, including my relative, are "Jurati", three men are
      > "coloni", and two men are "inquilini".
      > What's going on here?
      > Why would some of these guys be sworn in, if I am grasping the meaning
      > correctly? Was there a local committee to help collect taxes? It looks
      > like the report itself was written by a local Lutheran minister, if that
      > helps. I want to write down the whole thing and get it translated. It
      > looks like a discussion of the community and its resources, with some
      > financial figures.
      > Any ideas?
      > Thanks, Andrea
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