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Livingston, John (1714-1786) to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: trade

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02831 Author/Creator: Livingston, John (1714-1786) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1751/11/25 Pagination: 2p. + docket 23.2 x 18.7 cm

Summary of Content: John informs Robert, Jr. of a shipment of goods he has recently sent to him, discusses other trading matters, and mentions that the Assembly was dissolved, which should not come as a surprise.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceGovernment and CivicsPolitics

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