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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: hopes for a profitable iron works

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02624 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1741/07/20 Pagination: 3p. + addr. 32.7 x 21 cm

Summary of Content: Philip discusses his concerns regarding the construction of the iron works, and the type of materials and workers he must acquire in order to be successful. He also notes that he may give up trade, and also gives his son instructions on shipping various goods.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: IndustryMiningBuilding ConstructionFinanceMerchants and TradeCommerce

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