Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs
Manuscript Group 100, Fairfield, New Jersey Distiller
Records, 1818-1819, 0.1 linear feet / 1 volume
Call Number: MG 100
Daybook kept by an unidentified Essex County distiller.
The distillery in this collection was located in Fairfield, Essex County, New Jersey.
The source of the volume is unknown.
The records consist of a daybook documenting the daily transactions of an unknown Fairfield, New Jersey distiller. The volume dates from 1818-1819 and tracks the sale of spirits, cider, gin, and other liquor. Among the men listed as customers are: William Ryerson, Peter J. Van Ness, Jacob Brown, and John A. Vreeland.
Processed by Kim Charlton, April 2000 as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
The New Jersey Historical Society