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Henderson, James (fl. 1718-1737) Account of Robert Livingston

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01239 Author/Creator: Henderson, James (fl. 1718-1737) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1718/08/27 Pagination: 1p. + docket 8.7 x 15.8 cm

Summary of Content: Account began 31 May 1718, includes knives, scissors, and handerchiefs.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceClothing and AccessoriesHome Furnishings

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