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Livingston, Robert Cambridge to Robert Livingston, Jr.re: the prosperity of Robert, Jr.'s mills

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03233 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Cambridge Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1770/02/26 Pagination: 4p. 31.7 x 19.9 cm

Summary of Content: Robert Cambridge congratulates his father on maintaining his mills throughout a period of "downfall and destruction." Preceded by a letter dated 19 February 1770, in which Robert Cambridge discusses the sale of his father's sloop, and also mentions that the crops in France and England have been particularly abundant this year. With docket and address leaf on p.4.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: EconomicsFinanceMillMerchants and TradeCommerceWheatGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyAgriculture and Animal HusbandryFranceMaritime

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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