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Livingston, Robert Cambridge Account of Robert Livingston, Jr.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03263 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Cambridge Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1771/10/14 Pagination: 8p. 31.9 x 19.9 cm

Summary of Content: Items on the account include scotch, ribbon, spelling books, glover's needles, and other goods. On p.4 Robert Cambridge signed for receipt of payment from Robert, Jr. for the account. Docketed on p.4.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceFinanceEducationBook SellingClothing and AccessoriesTextile

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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