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Livingston, Robert (1688-1775) Account of Robert Livingston

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01231 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert (1688-1775) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1718/10/15 Pagination: 1p. + docket 19.2 x 31.4 cm

Summary of Content: Charges for such things as postage, money paid to sister Jo[h]anna Livingston, and clothing.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinancePost OfficeChildren and FamilyClothing and AccessoriesWomen's History

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