"Illicit Distillers warned of the approach of Revenue Officers."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Illicit Distillers

"Illicit Distillers warned of the approach of Revenue Officers."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

A tax bill from a city or town.

Taxes

A tax bill from a city or town.

Benning Wentworth (1696–October 14, 1770) was the colonial governor of New Hampshire from 1741 to 1766. Wentworth enriched himself by a clever scheme of selling land now in the state of Vermont to developers, in spite of jurisdictional claims for this region by the Colony of New York. Fort Wentworth built in 1755 at Northumberland, New Hampshire was built by his order and named after him.

Benning Wentworth

Benning Wentworth (1696–October 14, 1770) was the colonial governor of New Hampshire from 1741 to…

"And behold, a man called by name Zacchaeus; and he was a chief publican, and he was rich. And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the crowd, because he was little of stature. And he ran on before, and climbed up into a sycomore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way. And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up, and said unto him, Zacchaeus, make haste, and come down; for to-day I must abide at thy house." Luke 19:2-5 ASV
<p>Illustration of Zacchaeus climbing a sycamore tree. He has one foot in the tree and one foot on a stump. Jesus is reaching out to Zacchaeus. A large group of people are standing in the background.

Jesus Speaks to Zacchaeus the Tax Collector

"And behold, a man called by name Zacchaeus; and he was a chief publican, and he was rich. And he sought…

"And behold, a man called by name Zacchaeus; and he was a chief publican, and he was rich. And he sought to see Jesus who he was; and could not for the crowd, because he was little of stature. And he ran on before, and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him: for he was to pass that way." Luke 19:2-4 ASV
<p>Illustration of the tax collector named Zacchaeus in a tree waiting for Jesus to pass by (right). Jesus is looking up at him. Three men stand behind Jesus and ponder his actions. Three people kneel at Jesus' feet. A large crowd has gathered in the background.

Zacchaeus, the Chief Tax Collector, Climbs a Tree to See Jesus

"And behold, a man called by name Zacchaeus; and he was a chief publican, and he was rich. And he sought…