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Bampfeild, George to Robert Livingston re: attendance at the Board of Trade

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01370 Author/Creator: Bampfeild, George Place Written: London, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1721/05/03 Pagination: 2p. 32.7 x 21.5 cm

Summary of Content: Bampfeild writes that he has taken Livingston's concerns before the Board of Trade on several occasions, and promises to forward Livingston's son's commission. He also thanks Livingston for assisting with his appointment to Agent of Albany, and hopes that he can return the favor as Agent. Docketed on verso.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsChildren and FamilyOffice SeekerMerchants and TradeCommerce

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