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Stamford Grand Lists

Physical Description of Tax Records
List of Records
Support for the Church
Support for the Schools

Taxation in Stamford, CT from 1641 to the Code of 1821


Andrews, Charles M. Rise and Fall of the New Haven Colony. Tercentenary pamphlet no. XLVIII (1936) comprise of Chapters from his Colonial Period vol. II.

Becker, Robert A. Revolution, Reform and the Politics of American Taxation. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. 1980.

Brown, Herbert H. & Mahon, Joseph J. Jr. Church and State: Taxation of Religious Organizations…Benefits Granted bv Federal & State Governments. Villanova Law Review, Winter 1960, pgs. 255-280.

Calder, Elizabeth MacBeath. The New Haven Colony. New Haven: Yale Historical Publications. Misc. XXVIII. 1934.

Feinstein, Estelle F. Stamford from Puritan to Patriot 1641-1774. Stamford, CT: Stamford Bicentennial Corporation. 1976.

Feinstein, Estelle F. and Pendery, Joyce S. Stamford: An Illustrated History. Woodland Hills, CA: Windsor Publications, Inc. 1984.

Gillespie, Edward. Picturesque Stamford 1641-1892. Stamford: Gillespie Bros. 1892.

Gipson, Lawrence H. Connecticut Taxation and Parliamentary Aid Preceding the Revolutionary War. Reprinted, retitled Connecticut Taxation 1750-1775, as Tercentenary Pamphlet X. Yale University Press. 1933.

Gipson, Lawrence Henry. Studies in Colonial Connecticut Taxation. Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University. 1931.

Huntington, E. B. History of Stamford 1641-1868. Publ. orig. 1868. Reprint 1979 and 1992. Harrison, NY.: Harbor Hill Books.

Jones, Frederick Robertson. History of Taxation in Connecticut 1636-1776. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Studies in Historical & Political Science, vol. 8, 1896.

Majdalany, Jeanne, and Wicks, Edith M. The Early Settlement of Stamford, Connecticut 1641-1700. Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc. 1990.

Marcus, Ronald. Revolutionary War Damage Claims. Essex, CT: The Pequot Press, Inc. 1968-9.

Marcuse, William. Local Public Finance in Colonial Connecticut. Doctorial dissertation, Columbia. 1956.

Purcell, Richard J. Connecticut in Transition 1776-1818. Washington: 1918. Reprinted by Wesleyan University Press, 1963.

Rice, Lloyd Preston. Justice in Taxation in Colonial Connecticut. Based on Rice's dissertation, The General Property Tax in Connecticut 1635-1771 at Harvard University. 1920.

Sherwood, Herbert F. The Story of Stamford. New York, NY: The States History Company. 1930.

Soltow, Lee. Watches & Clocks in Connecticut, 1800. A Symbol of Socio-economic Status, Connecticut Historical Soc. Bulletin, Vol. 459 No. 4, Oct 1980, pg 115.

Stamford Advocate. Tercentenary Edition: Town of Stamford, Connecticut. Stamford, CT: Stamford Advocate, June 7, 1941.

Town of Stamford. Early records. 1721 Town Meeting.

Updegraff, Marie. Education Spelled Freedom. Ch. in Stamford Past and Present. Stamford, CT: Stamford Bicentennial Committee. 1976.

Van Dusen, Albert E. Connecticut. New York: Random House. 1961.

Walradt, Henry F. The Financial History of Connecticut 1789-1861. Transactions of Connecticut Academy of Arts & Sciences. New Haven: Yale University. March 1912.

Walsh, James P. Mechanics and Citizens: The Connecticut Artisan Protest of 1792. Williamsburg, VA: The William and Mary Quarterly, Jan 1985, pg 66.

Warren, Alvin C. Property Tax Exemptions for Charitable, Education, Religious, and Governmental Institutions in Connecticut. Connecticut Law Review, Fall 1971.