In the spring 2003 Ray Co, MO publication: Ray Co. Reflections...page 32. "Taxation on Inventory"
I Henry W. McGee one of the firm H. W. McGee & brother do swear that the amt. of grocery recd. by me at the commencement of keeping a dram shop was $150 by the best of my knowledge and belief so help me God. H. W. McGee etc... 13 July 1844