Rutherford County, North Carolina, tax list, showing John Logan, 1782

John Logan was one of the four Logan brothers who fought at the Battle of Kings Mountain two years prior to this tax list.

(Note how slaves are counted as a non-human “commodity” to be taxed, along with horses and cattle.)

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Source: North Carolina Digital Collections, State Archives of North Carolina

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