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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: upcoming voyage of the Ship Oswego

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02642 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1741/10/29 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 33.2 x 20.6 cm

Summary of Content: Philip asks to put some goods on board the Oswego for its upcoming voyage to South Carolina, Saint Christopher, and Amsterdam; and hopes that it will be a most successful voyage. He also notes that he has no knowledge of the fate of an Irish voyage, and laments that neither he nor Robert, Jr. will see a penny of the money they invested in it. As a final matter, he asks Robert, Jr. to dispel some confusion regarding his recommendation of a man to build a furnace for the iron works. Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Letter of Introduction or RecommendationIndustryMerchants and TradeCommerceMaritimeTransportationCaribbeanFinance

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