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Series 1: Mercantile, Farm and Distillery, 1802-1824, inclusive


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Scope and Contents

This series contains materials relating to Hezekiah Beers Pierpont's business ventures and consists primarily of financial accounts of the distillery and of persons indebted to him.


The series is arranged by subject matter.

Accounts of cow and cattle establishment and of persons indebted to H.B. Pierpont, 1818-1824, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 1 (Material Type: Text)

Distillery Accounts, 1819-1824, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 2 (Material Type: Text)

Agreement between Captain George Nichols, captain Jacob Smith and John Pierpont chartering the ship Active out of Salem, Massachusetts bound for Japan, 1802, inclusive

Box: 91, Folder: 1 (Material Type: Text)

Account book of persons indebted to H.B. Pierpont, milkmen, and accounts of corn and rye received at the distillery from Long Island farmers, 1816-1822, inclusive

Box: 8, Folder: 1 (Material Type: Text)
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