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Moore, Jedadiah (fl. 1757) Labor agreement between Jedadiah Moore and Robert Livingston, Jr.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02984 Author/Creator: Moore, Jedadiah (fl. 1757) Place Written: Manor of Livingston, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1757/02/04 Pagination: 1p. + docket 30.6 x 18.5 cm

Jedediah Moore agreed to dig about 1400 tons of iron ore on Salisbury ore hill for Robert Livingston, Jr., who agreed to pay Moore 3 schillings per ton. Moore signed with his mark.

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