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Hackshaw, B. Invoice re: goods shipped to Robert Livingston

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00379 Author/Creator: Hackshaw, B. Place Written: London, [England] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1697/09/03 Pagination: 1p. + docket 30.2 x 18.8 cm

Summary of Content: Shipment of £135 in goods such as flour, damask, stockings, mens sheeps gloves, and bone lace.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Overseas TradeMerchants and TradeCommerceFinanceDiet and nutritionClothing and AccessoriesTextile

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