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Van der Heyden, Dirk Account of Robert Livingston

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02058 Author/Creator: Van der Heyden, Dirk Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1700/12/12 Pagination: 1p. + docket 10.5 x 20 cm

Summary of Content: Livingston purchased 3 bottles of wine for the Mohawks Sachems on 6 July 1700. Van der Heyden signed for receipt of payment on 12 December 1700.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: DiplomacyGiftAlcoholFinanceMerchants and TradeCommerceAmerican Indian HistoryGovernment and Civics

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