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Livingston, Robert Insurance policy

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00717 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: London, [England] Type: Document signed Date: 1704/07/14 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 37.6 x 24.7 cm

Summary of Content: Policy taken by Livingston on goods shipped to New York via the Kathrine. Signed in text by Livingston.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceTransportationMaritimeFinance

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