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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston re: sale of the house

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01082 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1714/06/17 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 32.8 x 20.8 cm

Summary of Content: Philip states that he has received a final offer for his father's house, and the sale shall be completed shortly. He also asks if he is to arrest Marisie van Rotterdam, and requests that his father send him some tobacco. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land TransactionCommerceFinanceWomen's HistoryTobacco and SmokingLaw

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