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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: trade

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02676 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1743/03/19 Pagination: 2p. + addr. 32.4 x 21 cm

Summary of Content: Philip writes to that he is glad to hear the Capt. Boyd is safely arrived from Jamaica with a profitable voyage, and states that he will prepare the ship for a voyage to Amsterdam.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: TransportationMaritimeFinanceMerchants and TradeCommerce

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