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Livingston, Philip Lease of land to Salomon Schutte

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02489 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Manor of Livingston, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1748/04/14 Pagination: 3p. + docket 31.6 x 19.2 cm

Summary of Content: The document outlines the terms of Philip Livingston's lease of a tract of land on the Manor of Salomon Schutte. According to the lease, Schutte is expected to maintain and develop the land in a specified manner, use the Livingston's mill, sell his grain to the Livingston's first, and to perform military service, among a number of other things.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land TransactionLandlord and TenantContractMillAgriculture and Animal HusbandryFinanceWheatDiet and nutritionMilitary HistoryMilitia

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