Guide to the John Kearny (fl. 1797-1801), Customs Collector Receipt Book1797-1801MG 72

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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Access Points

Administrative Information

Container List

Receipt Book

Guide to the John Kearny (fl. 1797-1801), Customs Collector Receipt Book1797-1801MG 72Inventory prepared by James Lewis as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Guide to the John Kearny (fl. 1797-1801), Customs Collector Receipt Book
1797-1801

MG 72



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Inventory prepared by James Lewis as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. August 2005. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Kearny, John.
Title: John Kearny (fl. 1797-1801), Customs Collector Receipt Book
Dates:1797-1801
Abstract: This receipt book kept by John Kearny as a customs collector in New York dates from 1797-1801 and measures 0.01 linear feet.
Quantity: 0.02 linear ft. (1 volume)
Collection Number: MG 72

Biographical Note

John Kearny (fl. 1797-1801) was the customs collector in New York City, ca. 1797-1801.

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Scope and Content Note

The bulk of the receipts in this volume are for the monthly amount he collected. He received a commission of three per cent and the rest of the money was forwarded to his supervisor, first John Lasher and then John Lawrence. Also included is an "Account of Arrivals at the Port of New York commencing with the 22nd day of March 1797." This account includes entries for the date, ship’s name, surname of person seeking entry, their place of origin, and the amount of money Kearny collected from each person.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff.

Use Restrictions

Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.

The New Jersey Historical Society complies with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code), which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, and forms documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Furman, Richard.
Lasher, John.
Lawrence, Jonathan.
Smith, W. S.
Subject Topics:
Customs administration--Officials and employees--New York.
Customs appraisal--New York.
Customs inspection--New York.
Harbors--New York.
Ships--New York.
Subject Places:
New York (N.Y.)
Document Types:
Ledgers (Account books)
Receipts.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 72, John Kearny (fl. 1797-1801), Customs Collector Receipt Book, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

The source of this collection is unknown.

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Container List

 

Receipt Book

BoxFolderTitleDate
11 John Kearny Customs Receipt Book1797-1801

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