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Livingston, Gilbert to Alida Livingston re: order to grind wheat for sale

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02243 Author/Creator: Livingston, Gilbert Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1713/[04] Pagination: 1p. + addr. 30.7 x 17.7 cm

Summary of Content: On behalf of his father, Gilbert tells his mother to stop brewing and malting beer, as it is too late in the year to sell it. Rather, she ought to grind all the flour and purchase as much wheat as possible, since these will get a better price.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Women's HistoryMerchants and TradeCommerceFinanceMillWheatAlcoholDiet and nutrition

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