Tavern license books : registers (lists), 1756-1766, 1808-1809.


Tavern license books : registers (lists), 1756-1766, 1808-1809.

Registers of tavern licenses, 1756-1766 and 1808-1809, issued by the Mayor's Office, New York City. Volume 1756-1766 includes persons issued tavern licenses and licenses to retail strong liquors, 1757-1767; as well licenses for cartmen, 1756-1765; and an account of money due from the Corporation on bond to certain named persons, 1762-1765. Entries record fees charged for licenses, with many signed by Mayor John Cruger. Volumes of licenses issued, 1808-1809, record names and addresses of tavern keepers in New York City.

3 v. (275 p.)


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