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List of Innholders and Retailers of Spirits in Boston, 1714

Source: Jeremiah Colburn, “List of Innholders and Retailers of Spirits in Boston, 1714,” New England Historical and Genealogical Register 31[1877].

[page 108]

The following document, which is printed from the original in my possession, gives an idea of the extent of liquor selling in Boston at the beginning of the last century.  At the date of this document, the population of Boston was not far from ten thousand.

ANNO 1714.

The Names of the Inholders or Taverners and of the Retailers without Doors in Boston vizt.

Innholders James SMITH
Hannah WADE
David ALLEN Benja JOHNS
Sarah BATTERSBY
Mary BULL
Nicholas COCK Retailers.
David COPP
Jeremiah CUSHING Nathaniel BALSTONE
Mildred DORRELL Phillipp BONGARDEN
Thomas GILBERT Anne BRECK
Francis HOLMES John BUCHANNAN
Sarah HUNT Mary CHANDLER
Margaret JOHNSON Ezekiel CRAVATH
Hannah KENT Sarah CROSS
John LANGDON Mary DAFFORNE
Mary MANSFEILD William EVERTON
Samuel MEARES Mary FFLINT
Anne MOOR Rebecca FFOWLE
Stephen NORTH Martha GWINN
Thomas PHILLIPS Samuel HAUGH
Thomas POWELL Dorothy HAWKINS
Richard PULLEN Henry HILL
John ROWLESTONE Joseph HILLER
Thomas SELBY Anne LEBLOND
William SKINNER Deborah MAN
Mary SMITH Elizabeth MEARES
William SUTTON Alexander MILLER
Mary THWING Mary MOULD
Sarah TURELL John NICHOLS
Samuel TYLEY Edward OAKES
John VIAL Thomas PEIRSON
Jonathan WARDWEL James PEIRSON
Rebecca WATTS Thomas PHILLIPS
Thomas WEBBER John RAYNER
Fortune REDDUCK
Comõn Victualers. Margrett RICHARDSON
Thomas SAVAGE
Thomas LLOYD
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Joanna STONE Mary WILLARD
Gregory SUGAR Jonathan WILLIAMS
Marcy TAY
Zechariah THAYER Coffee housekeepers.
Samuel TURRILL
Faith WALDO Robert GUTTRIDGE
John WASS Daniel STEVENS
Sussanna WILKINS
James PITSON Retailer of Cyder.

Examd.        JOHN BALLANTINE  Cler.

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