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Charter for the City of Houston - Page 38. 1897. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 20, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/87.

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(1897). Charter for the City of Houston - Page 38. 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/87

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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 38
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Transcript 88 ei-ly on which the tax is due; and in no case, after suit has been filed, shall a receipt for taxes be given on the property in suit until after the payment of the ten per cent, attorney's fee as above stated, the costs of the City Assessor and Collector as hereinafter stated, and all court costs. When judgment has been taken for taxes due on property in suit, the ten per cent, attorney's fee, and other costs above named, shall be taxed as costs against the property to be sold under judgment for laxes. and paid out of the proceeds of the sale of same, together with the taxes and interest due thereon to the city. If I he purchaser at any sale under proceedings had to foreclose a tax lien on property sold in the City of Houston for nonpayment of taxes shall fail to acquire a valid title to the property so purchased by him, by reason of any irregularity or de- feel in the assessment or levy, or for any other reason whatsoever, whether of a jurisdictional character or otherwise, such purchaser shall nevertheless have a lien on the property so purchased for the taxes which would have been due on the ment of faxes at any time before such taxes shall become due, same had all proceedings in reference thereto been legal and regular, together with all costs connected therewith; also for all taxes by him subsequently paid on said property, with interest on all of such sums at the rate of six per ccmi. per annum, and he shall be entitled to judgment for such amounts and for the enforcement of the lien against the owner of said property in the same action wherein the invalidity of said sale is declared void, together with his costs incurred in such action. In no case shall the City Council or any member of the City Council or officer of the city remit, discount or compromise any tax legally due the city. The city shall have equal right to become the purchaser at all sales of property under judgment or otherwise for taxes due it. All taxes shall be due and payable on the first day of Jmy rr each and every year, and if not paid by the first day of January thereafter, the same ishall bear interest from the said first day of January until paid at the rate of six per cent, per annum. It shall be the duty of all persons from whom such taxes are due to call and pay the 'same to the City Assessor and Collector of Taxes, at his office in the