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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston re: dishonest trading practices

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01591 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1724/05/25 Pagination: 2p. + addr. 32.5 x 20.6 cm

Summary of Content: Philip notes that the Governor may suspend trade with Canada for some time, and adds that everyone involved in trade at the moment seems to operate through malice and dishonesty. He also discusses the upcoming election, and the prospect of good trade with some Indians. Docketed on address leaf.

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryCanadaFranceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMerchants and TradeCommerceCorruption and ScandalForgery and FraudGovernment and CivicsPoliticsElection

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