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Harwood, Jacob (fl. 1686-1695) to Robert Livingston re: news concerning past and future shipments

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00208 Author/Creator: Harwood, Jacob (fl. 1686-1695) Place Written: London, [England] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1692/04/23 Pagination: 2 p. + addr. 30.4 x 19.5 cm

Summary of Content: Harwood encloses a bill, and updates Livingston on the state of shipments. Harwood claims that the previously shipped indigo was "trash," and the ship carrying ginger "was lost." Harwood then mentions the new Governor of New York, Col. Fletcher, as "a stranger to all the trade of these parts." Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceFinanceTextileDiet and nutritionGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyOverseas Trade

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