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Livingston, Robert, Jr. Invoice of goods from the store at the Manor

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02612 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert, Jr. Place Written: [Manor of Livingston, New York] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1741/01/26 Pagination: 1p. + docket 21.1 x 16.7 cm

Summary of Content: Invoice includes strouds, calicoes, paper, silk, saws, and English Bibles.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceReligionBook SellingTextileFinance

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