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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.


Administrative History:

The distillery in this collection was located in Fairfield, Essex County, New Jersey.


Provenance Note:

The source of the volume is unknown.


Scope and Content Note:

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.

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