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Harwood, Jacob (fl. 1686-1695) Account of Robert Livingston

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00134 Author/Creator: Harwood, Jacob (fl. 1686-1695) Place Written: [New York, New York] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1686/06/26 Pagination: 2p. + docket 32.7 x 21.3 cm

Summary of Content: Account sheet tabulates the cost of carrying a case of beaver from New York to London, accruing to £141.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceMerchants and TradeCommerceTransportationFur Trade

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