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Livingston, Robert (1688-1775) to Robert Livingston re: trade and business

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00946 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert (1688-1775) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1712/12/13 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 20.7 x 16.3 cm

Summary of Content: Robert informs his father that he has received some prints and pamphlets for him from the Governor, and discusses some issues regarding their trade and business. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceChildren and FamilyGovernment and CivicsJournalism

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