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Livingston, Robert, Jr. "Account of Damge done by Joseph Pain and his Company . . .

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02861 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert, Jr. Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1753/07 Pagination: 2p. 19.4 x 16 cm

Summary of Content: . . . to Robt. Livingston Junr Esqr in the month of July 1753" The account records charges for damage done to trees, and other expenses incurred from the action.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Boundary or Property DisputeLawGeography and Natural History

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