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Livingston, Henry (1753-1823) to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: stagnation of business

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03364 Author/Creator: Livingston, Henry (1753-1823) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1778/01/08 Pagination: 2p. 32.5 x 19.7 cm

Summary of Content: Henry informs his father that business has stagnated due to the scarcity of money. He also notes that the store houses in Boston are full of dry goods, but he is hesitant to purchase now, as he believes it wise to hold on to one's money. Docketed on verso.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceEconomicsFinanceCoins and Currency

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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