LIST OF PEDDLERS WHO HOLD LICENSES TO SELL FOREIGN GOODS IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, MAY 10, 1875. STATE OF NEW YORK, OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE...PURSUANT TO THE FOURTH TITLE OF CHAPTER 17 OF THE FIRST PART OF THE REVISED STATUTES, AND OF THE ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT IN RELATION TO HAWKERS AND PEDDLERS," PASSED MARCH 23, 1840, THE PERSONS HEREINAFTER NAMED [THE TERMS OF WHOSE LICENSES HAVE NOT EXPIRED], HAVE BEEN LICENSED TO TRAVEL AND TRADE AS PEDDLERS WITHIN THIS STATE..
1875 · [New York]
by New York
[New York], 1875. Broadside, 5.5" x 16.75". Light horizontal folds On verso in manuscript, 'List Peddler| 1875| Filed May 2, 1875.' Signed in type by Diedrich Willers, Jr., Secretary of State. Very Good.
This list contains the names of thirty-four peddlers, dates on which their licenses were issued, their mode of travel ['On Foot,' 'One Horse,' 'Two Horses'], and the length of term of each license [six months]. The terms and conditions of the licenses are explained, along with the fees, which are based on the peddlers' modes of travel. Many of the peddlers have Irish surnames. (Inventory #: 24979)