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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: plans for the new iron works

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02623 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1741/07/11 Pagination: 2p. + addr. 33 x 21.1 cm

Summary of Content: Philip discusses plans to visit the Manor to check on the progression of the iron works, and requests that Robert, Jr. ship some goods. Followed by another letter, dated 13 July 1741, in which Philip gives urgent orders to mill flour and bake bread for market, and also discusses the construction of a hearth and furnace for the iron works.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: IndustryMiningBuilding ConstructionMillMerchants and TradeCommerceDiet and nutritionWheatFinance

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