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Charter for the City of Houston - Page 34. 1897. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. May 27, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/83.

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(1897). Charter for the City of Houston - Page 34. City of Houston, Its Development and Evolution. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/83

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Title Charter for the City of Houston
Publisher Texas World Publishing Company
Date 1897
Description A bill entitled An act to provide a charter for the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas.
Donor Fuermann, George
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Municipal government
  • City planning
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • documents (object genre)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Box 6, Folder 12
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/2673
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas & Houston" Collection
Digital Collection City of Houston, Its Development and Evolution
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction No Copyright - United States
File Name index.cpd
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Title Page 34
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Transcript 34 by the ordinances shall bear interest at the rate of 0 per cent, per annum. All real and personal property held, owned or situated in the Citv of Houston, shall be liable for all taxes due by the owners thereof, including taxes on real estate, personal property and poll tax. All personal property may be levied upon, seized and sold by the Assessor and Collector for any taxes that may be due, without further warrant of authority than the production of his tax roll, which sale when made shall convey it perfect title to the purchaser thereof, or the amount of the tax may be sued lor in any court having jurisdiction and a personal judgment be recovered against the delinquent taxpayer, or against any person to whom the personal property on which the city (ax is due has been sold, or who owns, holds or claims possession of said personal property. It shall be the duty of every person owning or holding property in the City of Houston to render under oath to the Assessor and Collector of Taxes, at his office in said city, annually, within the time prescribed by the ordinances of said city, a full and complete inventory of all property so owned or held by him, whether real or personal, and to take and subscribe an oath as to the correctness of such inventory, which oath may be administered by the Assessor and Collector, in person or by deputy. All property, real, personal or mixed, except such as may be hereinafter expressly exempted, is subject to taxation, and the same shall be rendered and listed in the manner prescribed by the general laws in regard to general State taxation when applicable. The definition of property and terms as defined by the general laws under the head of "Taxation," and what is subject to taxation as prescribed by the general laws of this State, shall apply to the taxation of this city. All taxes shall be payable at the office of the Assessor and Collector, and no demand by him be requisite or necessary to enforce the collection thereof by any proceedings herein prescribed, nor for any taxes due before the passage of this act. The Assessor and Collector shall inventory and assess all property which the owners thereof may fail or refuse or may have failed or refused to inventory and assess for previous years, which-inventory and assessment, when so made by him, shall