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TALLAGE. This word is derived from the French tailler, and signifies literally to cut. In England it is used to signify subsidies, taxes, customs, and indeed any imposition whatever by the government for the purpose of raising a revenue. Bac. Ab. Smuggling, &c. B; Fortesc. De Laud. 26; Madd. Exch. ch. 17; 2 Inst. 531, 532 Spelm. Gl. h.v.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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But, after filing suit in Land Court to foreclose on the owners' right to redeem the property, Tallage had paid the property's tax bills for fiscal years 2016, 2017 and 2018 a total of $10,700.
In order to examine the extent and nature of these changes in the use of tax, we consider nine sources of revenue: the county farm, the royal forest, scutage, carucage, tallage, dona or auxilia, the tax on movables, and incidental revenue sources.
taxable at will under the Bristol Tallage of 1213 the crown confiscated one-third of all Jewish property.
Faute d'alternative, les agriculteurs sont en train de scruter le ciel, invoquant la benediction divine pour qu'ils puissent mener l'operation de desherbage et de fertilisation en matiere de culture des semis precoces qui sont en debut de tallage. Certains d'entre eux, las d'attendre des averses qui ne viennent toujours pas, ont ralenti leur activite.
Cowin, principal with the Boston real estate investment firm Tallage LLC, said his company has bought hundred of liens including those from Hopedale and Worcester.
Tallage LLC, a Boston real estate investment company that bought water and sewer liens on the 9 Midland St.
There were several uncomfortable attempted informal gatherings between students and faculty, at one of which Bob Thomas described the students as "expressionless and non-committal guests" who "had concluded that his role at the party was to paint his academic future," and so when confronted conversationally by the instructors "delivered a modest, but well organized address describing his [the students] educational plans." However, despite the constraints of early morning starts and the intellectual demands of the faculty, the students would often escape campus and visit a bar called Tallages to drink and dance.
Throughout the thirteenth century, the Jews were pressured by the various English kings to pay exorbitant taxes, known as tallages. The hardships that the Jews experienced in trying to meet such demands of the various monarchs are described in detail.
Waleys served as Henry III's serjeant and received protection and safe conduct for overseas business ventures as well as exemptions from tallages, prises, prests, and service on various judicial panels in London and elsewhere.
Not only are there records of the severe tallages levied against the Jews and Jewish properties, and prohibitions against buying and selling, but the last remaining means by which the Jewish community generated income was outlawed in 1275.
But yet to speake a truth, by his proceedings, after he had atteined to the crowne, what with such taxes, tallages, subsidies and exactions as he was constreined to charge the people with; and what by punishing such as mooued with disdeine to see him usurpe the crowne (contrarie to the oth taken at his entring into this land, upon his return from exile) did at sundrie times rebell against him, he wan himself more hatred, than in all his life time (if it had beene longer by manie years than it was) had beene possible for him to haue weeded out & remooued.