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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: frustration with the iron works

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02669 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1742/11/11 Pagination: 3p. + addr. 32.7 x 20.7 cm

Summary of Content: Philip states that he is in great need of a founder for the iron works, and explains how much trouble the entire venture has been. He also asks Robert, Jr. to sell his bread and flour in the West Indies if at all possible, as he greatly desires cheap rum and molasses.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: IndustryMiningCaribbeanMerchants and TradeCommerceFinanceDiet and nutritionAlcoholWheat

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