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Teunise, Gerrit Bond with Robert Livingston

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02014 Author/Creator: Teunise, Gerrit Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1687/12/27 Pagination: 2p. + docket 33.2 x 21.3 cm

Summary of Content: The document states Teunise's financial bond to Robert Livingston, and then goes on to explain the conditions of this obligation. Teunise explains that he has been given a commission by Gov. Dongan to be the Ranger for Albany, and in this capacity he promises Robert Livingston half of all the horses and mares taken up through this commission. If Teunise succeeds in fulfilling this part of the agreement, then the former bond will be declared void.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceAgriculture and Animal HusbandryDebtGovernment and Civics

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