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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: death of Robert, Jr.'s grandmother

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02654 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1742/05/12 Pagination: 2p.+ addr. 32.7 x 20.7 cm

Summary of Content: Philip informs Robert, Jr. of the death of his maternal grandmother. He instructs Robert, Jr. to ship as much freight with Capt. Boyd as he can, and asks him to send some good pork to John DeWitt, as his last shipment was rotten. Philip also discusses his difficulty in finding stone to build a furnace, and men to work at the iron works.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Women's HistoryChildren and FamilyDeathDiet and nutritionMerchants and TradeCommerceTransportationMaritimeIndustry

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