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Blair Howell | all galleries >> Historical Document Collection >> Receipt Book of Allard & Nicholas Anthony 1789 - 1814 >> Section 3 - Nov. 14, 1792 - April 7, 1814 > Jan. 20, 1792 - Nicholas Smart / April 25 and July 26, 1793 - John Garrison
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Jan. 20, 1792 - Nicholas Smart / April 25 and July 26, 1793 - John Garrison

Rec'd New York Jan'y 20th 1792 from
Mr Nich's Anthony Six pounds
17 / for 299 lb beef
L 6 .. 17 Nicholas Smart

(John Smart was a Butcher who had a stall in the Fly Market. His License to sell meat was temporarily suspended on Aug 15, 1796 for fraudulently affixing Jewish seals to his meat
His Licenses was reinstated on Sept. 26, 1796)

Rec'd New York April 25th 1793 from
Mr Nich's Anthony fifty pounds
on Acc't
L 50 .. 0 John Garrison


Rec'd New York July 26th 1793
from Mr Nich's Anthony fifty
pounds on Acc't
L 50 .. 0 John Garrison


(John Garrison aka Judge Garrison was born at Gravesend, L.I. August 25, 1764. He moved with his family to Brooklyn at an early age, his father died soon after and young John was left to care for his mother. He became a butcher under the instruction of Matthew Gleaves and opend his own business about 1785. For many years he had a stall in the Fly Market. He was a Staunch Methodist and was chosen a Church Trustee when the original Methodist Church opened in the village of Brooklyn. He served as a fireman in 1787, 1790, 1791, 1793, 1794; overseer of the poor 1803 1804; one of the committee of the board of health, 1809; a school commissioner, 1806 1807; Village Trustee 1816 & 1826 and for the larger part of his lifetime a judge of the common pleas or justice of the peace. In 1828 Judge Garrison acted as one of the presidential electors for Jackson. The Judge died January 22, 1831


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