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Jay, Augustus (fl. 1711-1725) to Robert Livingston re: charge for goods ordered by Livingston

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00868 Author/Creator: Jay, Augustus (fl. 1711-1725) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1711/04/09 Pagination: 1p. + addr 21.2 x 17.7 cm

Summary of Content: Jay has sent Livingston such items as iron and steel and requests that Livingston make the payment soon. He also informs Livingston of the death of both Coll. Bayard and his wife. Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceDeathMerchants and TradeCommerceIndustry

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