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Curtin, John (fl. 1741-1743) to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: sale of bread and flour

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02639 Author/Creator: Curtin, John (fl. 1741-1743) Place Written: Jamaica Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1741/10/04 Pagination: 2p. + addr. 32.2 x 21.6 cm

Summary of Content: Curtin explains that a sloop carrying some of Philip Livingston's flour was carried off to Hispaniola by the Spanish, and has not been heard of since. He also discusses the sale of Robert, Jr. and Philip Livingston's provisions in Jamaica, and requests that no more bread or flour be sent to him at the present time. Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Latin and South AmericaCaribbeanMilitary HistoryPrivateeringMaritimeGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyWheatMerchants and TradeCommerceDiet and nutrition

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