Usage examples for assessment

  1. It was stated that when he was regulating the assessment of the Ionians he received money from them to tax them more lightly. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume II by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  2. Whereat it was speedily spread abroad that the great Capitalist had taken hold of " Blue Mass," and the stock went up, and the other stockholders rejoiced- until the great Capitalist found that it was necessary to put up expensive mills, to employ a high salaried Superintendent, in fact, to develop the mine by the spending of its earnings, so that the stock quoted at 112 was finally saddled with an assessment of $ 50 per share. – The Story of a Mine by Bret Harte
  3. To meet his share of these and the other expenses, the assessment of this gentleman is sixty- three dollars per annum. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  4. For every room, as it seems, had its own assessment of expenditure, dinner at such a price, and all else in accordance; so that the servants, on knowing where he would dine, knew also how much was to be expended, and in what style and form dinner was to be served. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  5. The Tennessee Shad unfolded a paper and read: " You owe the Eureka, as your share of the assessment two dollars and forty cents." – The Varmint by Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger
  6. Your assessment is $ 10 an acre; and this must be paid before we can serve you with any more water. – The Desert Fiddler by William H. Hamby
  7. The assessment was levied according to the means of the villagers. – The Soul of a People by H. Fielding
  8. Another assessment of $ 50 to enable the Superintendent to proceed to Russia and Spain and examine into the workings of the quicksilver mines there, and also a general commission to the gifted and scientific Pillageman to examine into the various component parts of quicksilver, and report if it could not be manufactured from ordinary sand- stone by steam or electricity, speedily brought the other stockholders to their senses. – The Story of a Mine by Bret Harte
  9. An accurate assessment of aboriginal population in this area is impossible. – The Aboriginal Population of the San Joaquin Valley, California by Sherburne F. Cook
  10. It was a conviction of this character, based on experience, which led the writer of these remarks to state, when giving evidence before the present Poor- Law Commissioners for Scotland, that though opposed to the principle of legal assessment generally, he could yet see no other mode of reaching the destitution of the Highlands. – Leading Articles on Various Subjects by Hugh Miller
  11. The legal assessment I think, came on in 1861. 7637. You say that all clothing to the paupers is furnished by the inspector? – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  12. It is evident that a combination of circumstances prevents us from making an adequate assessment of the aboriginal population of the lower Merced River and adjacent segments of the San Joaquin. – The Aboriginal Population of the San Joaquin Valley, California by Sherburne F. Cook
  13. You know that the law will not permit us to claim a flat rate without a sufficient cash provision, under State control, to guarantee it, and compels us to be purely an assessment company. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  14. Owing to a strike which then took place in our mine, we found that, in order to complete our assessment work, we must get in another crew or do the job ourselves. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  15. They aren't coming through with the assessment money the way they promised, and Fred and Doug and Kate had to dig up more than their share to pay for the work. – The Lookout Man by B. M. Bower
  16. The entire system of local taxation is similar to our own, and the methods of assessment are the same. – Norwegian Life by Ethlyn T. Clough
  17. The taxes are not a national assessment but an official foray for the profit of certain ecclesiastics. – The Roman Question by Edmond About
  18. London aldermen were elected by the citizens of their respective wards in wardmotes, in which was also arranged the watch, protection against fire, and probably also assessment of the taxes within the ward. – Our Legal Heritage by S. A. Reilly
  19. Disastrous cases of over- assessment were common in the early years of British rule, and the mischief so wrought has been sometimes traceable for generations afterwards. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman