Wednesday, February 14, 2018

18C Women in Business - Tavern Owner

A Woman Shopkeeper of the 1790s, by an Unknown Artist.

In New York seven women retailers held tavern licenses for at least one year dunng the period 1757-65, Tavern Keeper's License Book, 1757-1766, New York City, Mayor's Office,
New-York Historical Society.
The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, (July 1995), 181-202.