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Dakin, Joshua (fl. 1774) to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: offer to purchase Ephraim Reynolds's farm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03316 Author/Creator: Dakin, Joshua (fl. 1774) Place Written: Oblong, [?] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1774/03/15 Pagination: 1p. 18.6 x 15.3 cm

Dakin writes that the bearer of the letter desires to purchase Ephraim Reynolds's farm on the Manor of Livingston, and may be relied upon to make all necessary payments in a responsible manner.

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