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Records relating to Peddlers


The State Archives' holdings relating to peddlers vary depending on the county. Additional records may be available in county clerks' offices.

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Series:
Bergen County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Recommendations for Peddler's Licenses, 1760-1800
Control #:
CBEQU001
Format:
0.05 c.f. (6 items)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by applicant
Notes:
Contains recommendations from the court to the governor, and one petition to the court.
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Series:
Burlington County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Petitions for Peddler's Licenses, 1739-ca. 1776
Control #:
CBUQU001
Format:
0.06 c.f. (6 items)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by petitioner
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Series:
Cumberland County
Court of Common Pleas
Peddler's Licenses and Petitions, 1797-1879
Control #:
CCUCP003
Format:
1.5 c.f. (3 boxes)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by name of peddler
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Series:
Essex County
Court of Common Pleas
Petitions for Peddler's Licenses, 1739-1867
Control #:
CESCP002
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by petitioner
Notes:
Includes petitions from the Court of General Quarter Sessions Peace and from officials of Elizabeth Borough.
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Series:
Gloucester County
Court of Common Pleas
Peddler's Petitions, Recommendations & Licenses, 1781-1877
Control #:
CGLCP011
Format:
1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
By record type, then by year

Series:
Gloucester County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Petition for Peddler's License for James Bryson, 1767
Control #:
CGLQU001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (1 item)

Series:
Hudson County
Court of Common Pleas
Veteran's Peddler Licenses, 1905-1931
Control #:
CHDCP002
Format:
11 c.f. (22 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological by filing date

Series:
Hunterdon County
Clerk's Office
Supreme Court Minutes, 1854-1880
Control #:
CHNCL032
Format:
0.25 c.f. (2 vols.)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
The second volume includes an 1860 list of peddler's licenses.

Series:
Hunterdon County
Court of Common Pleas
Petitions for Peddler's Licenses, 1763-1879
Control #:
CHNCP007
Format:
2 reels (35-mm)

Series:
Hunterdon County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Petitions for Peddler's Licenses, 1737-ca. 1829
Control #:
CHNQU001
Format:
0.12 c.f. (1 portfolio)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by petitioner

Series:
Mercer County
Court of Common Pleas
Peddler's Licenses, 1850
Control #:
CMECP002
Format:
0.02 c.f. (2 items)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by petitioner

Series:
Middlesex County
Court of Common Pleas
Petitions for Peddler's Licenses and Charity, 1733-1814
Control #:
CMICP001
Format:
0.08 c.f. (8 folders)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by petitioner

Series:
Monmouth County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Petitions for Peddler's Licenses, 1735-1771
Control #:
CMNQU001
Format:
0.09 c.f. (9 items)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by petitioner

Series:
Passaic County
Court of Common Pleas
Veteran's Peddlers Licenses, 1931-1952
Control #:
CPACP005
Format:
2 c.f. (2 boxes)

Series:
Salem County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Petitions for Peddler's Licenses, 1739-1764
Control #:
CSAQU001
Format:
0.03 c.f. (3 items)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by petitioner

Series:
Somerset County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Petitions for Peddler's Licenses, 1739-ca. 1776
Control #:
CSOQU001
Format:
0.09 c.f. (9 items)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by petitioner

Series:
Sussex County
Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Petitions for Peddler's Licenses, 1770-1839
Control #:
CSUQU001
Format:
0.06 c.f. (6 items)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by petitioner

Series:
Union County
Court of Common Pleas
Peddler's Licenses, 1857-1870
Control #:
CUNCP001
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Harrington Township (Bergen County)
Township Committee
Peddler's License Book [Stubs], 1894-1897
Control #:
MHGCO004
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Palisades Township/New Milford Borough (Bergen County)
Clerk's Office
License Books [Certificate Stubs], 1892-1924
Control #:
MPCCL003
Format:
0.25 c.f. (2 vols.)
Notes:
Includes records of licenses for peddlers, bakers, grocers, dealers, etc.
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~ The collections listed on this page represent 16.46 c.f. of paper records and 3 reels of microfilm ~

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This page last updated 05/17/2006