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Livingston, Robert Cambridge to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: trading difficulties

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03344 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Cambridge Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1776/04/21 Pagination: 2p. 23.4 x 18.5 cm

Summary of Content: Robert Cambridge states that it has been extremely difficult to obtain dry goods as of late, and has therefore not included any carpet in his last shipment to Robert, Jr. He also writes that he has had difficulty disposing of his father's flour, and notes that he is doubtful that the Revenue Acts will be repealed.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Taxes or TaxationGovernment and CivicsLawGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMerchants and TradeCommerceRevolutionary WarHome FurnishingsFinance

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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