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Jamison, David (fl. 1691-1717) to Robert Livingston re: news from around the colonies

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00188 Author/Creator: Jamison, David (fl. 1691-1717) Place Written: [New York, New York] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1691/02/28 Pagination: 1 p. + addr. 35.6 x 23.5 cm

Summary of Content: Jamison, a merchant in New York, reports to Livingston on the state of the Assembly in Albany, which continues in its trend of not remitting bills on time. Jamison also sends word of a fleet of 150 ships sailing "for all parts," and that Sir William Chipps was appointed the Governor "of all from N[ew] Yorke to Nova Scotia." Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceDebtGovernment and CivicsMerchants and TradeCommerceMaritimeNavyCanada

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