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Vetch, Samuel to Robert Livingston re: victualling garrisons

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00822 Author/Creator: Vetch, Samuel Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1711/01/17 Pagination: 2p. + addr.+ dock. 22.9 x 17.4 cm

Summary of Content: Vetch explains that he has travelled from Annapolis to Boston in order to settle the accounts of the garrisons. He discusses how he will cover the expenses and acquire the necessary provisions. He also talks of moving his family from Annapolis and discusses a "Canada Expedition" that has been delayed due to troubles abroad.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Military HistoryMilitary ProvisionsFinanceMerchants and TradeGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyImmigration and MigrationCanadaCommerce

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