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Nelson, John, ? "Invoice of sundray Goods Belonging to Coll: A: Depyster. . .

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01834 Author/Creator: Nelson, John, ? Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript document Date: circa 1585-1763 Pagination: 2p. 24.5 x 20.8 cm Order a Copy

. . . & Mr. Robt. Livingston Bought off John Nelson att Boston." Livingston and Depyster purchased corn, gloves, pewter, and cloth.

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