Hats off to Richard Tittermary, the 1798 Southwark Direct Tax Surveyor of the Revenue, But a Sad Moment for a Missing Antiquity

Shown below is an example of the A plus handwriting and details recorded by the tax assessor for East Southwark, Philadelphia County, PA in 1798.  Pennsylvania is indeed fortunate that these assessments still exist.

All the occupants and owners of property on Becks Alley, located between 172 Swanson St. and 453 Front Street, situated in the district of Southwark, were listed in this assessment.