"Bond for Tavern Licence," Red Hook, New York, May 3, 1830

Summary

Frederick Harrison secured this bond to sell "strong and spiritous liquors and wines" at his tavern located in Red Hook, New York, in 1830. Government officials required Harrison to maintain an orderly tavern -- no cockfighting, gaming, card or dice playing, or keeping a billiards table was allowed. Failure to comply would void the bond.

Frederick Harrison secured this bond to sell "strong and spiritous liquors and wines" at his tavern located in Red Hook, New York, in 1830. Government officials required Harrison to maintain an orderly tavern -- no cockfighting, gaming, card or dice playing, or keeping a billiards table was allowed. Failure to comply would void the bond.

Artifact

Bond (Legal record)

Date Made

03 May 1830

Subject Date

03 May 1830

Creators

Unknown

Collection Title

Seymour Dunbar Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

82.129.1821

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Letterpress printing
Handwriting

Dimensions

Height: 6.438 in

Width: 8 in

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