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Elias Dayton Collection


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Dayton, Elias, 1737-1807

Elias Dayton was a general store owner and contractor who supplied provisions to the 13th Regiment at Elizabeth Town Point (now Elizabeth), New Jersey.

The collection consists of receipts and invoices for disbursements of provisions by Elias Dayton, general store owner and contractor, signed by Commander [Tim?] Taylor of the 13th Regiment at Elizabeth Town Point (now Elizabeth), New Jersey, in April, May, and June of 1800.


Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

No appraisal information is available.

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Collection Inventory

US Army 13th Regiment of Infantry, N.J., 1800. 6 folders.
Physical Description

6 folders

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