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Charter for the City of Houston - Page 36. 1897. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 23, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/85.

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(1897). Charter for the City of Houston - Page 36. 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/85

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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 36
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Transcript m t only asms who a I of thii of this ad against the * State, but against per- tate, or whose residence is heirs of any persons who own (he property on which the tax is due. The City of Houston has the right to maintain a suit to recover a personal judgment for the amount of the tax due it, and the tax may be collected by sale of the particular property on which it is assessed by enforcing the lien, or by the sale of that or other property under a judgment of the court, or by seizure and sale of personal property. For the taxes due on any property for any and all years from the year 1875 up to and including the year 1896, and for all years to come until otherwise provided by charter, either the tax rolls or a statement of the taxes due on any property, made from said rolls, certified to and signed by the City Assessor and Collector of Taxes of the City of Houston, shall be prima facie evidence that the tax tin the property is due; that the facts stated therein are true, and that all the prerequisites required by law pertaining to the levying and assessing of taxes on the property on which the suit is brought for the taxes due have been complied with, and all questions as to misnomer, proper parties to the suit for taxes, misdescription and to suits against unknown owners shall apply in favor of the City of Houston, and no person shall be permitted to question the same until all taxes due upon the property have been paid. In addition to the tax rolls and the certified statements made from said rolls being prima facie evidence as above stipulated, for the years 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893 and 1894 the deed executed by the sales made by him during said years of property for taxes in accordance with the provisions of the charters of the city in force during the last named years, shall also be prima facie eudeuee that the tax on the property is due and unpaid; that the facts stated in said deed are true and that all the requirements of the law have been complied with. Xo delinquent taxpayer shall have the right to plead in any court or in any manner rely upon any statute of limitation by way of defense against the payment of any taxes due from him or her to the City of Houston.