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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston re: request to purchase flour

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01664 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1725/07/17 Pagination: 1p. + docket 21.8 x 20.9 cm

Summary of Content: Philip asks his father to purchase flour from Cornelius van Horne and to have it shipped to Barbados.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceMerchants and TradeCommerceDiet and nutritionCaribbean

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