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Livingston, Robert Bond to William Burnett

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01612 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: [Albany, New York] Type: Document signed Date: 1724/10/11 Pagination: 1p. + docket 32.8 x 21.2 cm

The document bound Robert Livingston to William Burnett until Livingston repaid his debt.

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