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Bayard, Stephen (fl. 1725-1731) to Robert Livingston re: price of provisions in New York and Curacao

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01821 Author/Creator: Bayard, Stephen (fl. 1725-1731) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1728/07/04 Pagination: 2p. + addr. + dock 30.7 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Stephen writes of the extravagant prices for provisions in Curacao, and compares them with the prices in New York. He also writes of the theft of rum from Capt. Watten's cellar.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: CaribbeanFinanceMerchants and TradeCommerceAlcoholCrime

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