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Guide to the Pierrepont family papers ARC.263

Center for Brooklyn History
128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Teresa Mora (1999), with modifications by Larry Weimer (2011).

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 09, 2022
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 Last updated by John Zarrillo Updated by Maggie Schreiner to reflect the incorporation of additional materials Updated by Alice Griffin to include CBH language.  , March 2017 , March 2019 , May 2022

Container List

Series 1: Mercantile, Farm and Distillery, 1802-1824. 1.1 Linear Feet

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.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Accounts of cow and cattle establishment and of persons indebted to H.B. Pierpont
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Distillery Accounts
Box: 91 Folder : 1 Agreement between Captain George Nichols, captain Jacob Smith and John Pierpont chartering the ship Active out of Salem, Massachusetts bound for Japan
Box: 8 Folder : 1 Account book of persons indebted to H.B. Pierpont, milkmen, and accounts of corn and rye received at the distillery from Long Island farmers

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