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Livingston, John to Robert Livingston re: news of John's business venture

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00645 Author/Creator: Livingston, John Place Written: New London, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1701/10/15 Pagination: 2 p. + addr. 23.7 x 18.3 cm

Summary of Content: John writes home to send his wishes of health to all, especially his mother who had just recovered from a fever, and then begins to list his creditors, including Duncan Campbell and Messrs. Long and Van Sweten. He requests that his father send him a ledger and a journal to assist him in this venture, and asks that Robert Livingston inform Benjamin Ash that John could not afford to sell pork for less than £3 5 shillings per barrel. Docketed.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: DebtFinanceChildren and FamilyWomen's HistoryHealth and MedicalMerchants and TradeCommerceDiet and nutrition

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