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Richard Coote, Earl of Bellomont to William Ashurst re: victualling 9 Companies of soldiers

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00447 Author/Creator: Richard Coote, Earl of Bellomont Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1698/10/12 Pagination: 2p.+docket 22.6 x 18.4 cm

Summary of Content: Names Robert Livingston as Bellomont's liason with Ashurst for the victualling of troops in New York. Bellmont recommends that Ashurst begin a correspondence with Livingston. Docketed on verso.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceMilitary HistoryMilitary Provisions

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