This series consists of documentation of funds collected from taxable property in the Mississippi Territory between 1802 and 1817. A March 1, 1806, act provided for an auditor of public accounts to be appointed by the governor "for the time being." The auditor's duty was to "examine, state, settle and audit all accounts, claims or demands whatsoever against the territory," and included maintaining the tax records. The types of information collected with the taxes vary by county and year. Images of the tax rolls were created by FamilySearch onsite at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History in 2011 and are arranged by description, date, and page number.