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Bogardus, Jacob to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: hopes for more prosperous trade

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03478 Author/Creator: Bogardus, Jacob Place Written: Salisbury, [Conn.] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1783/02/23 Pagination: 3p. + addr. 32.7 x 20.8 cm

Summary of Content: Bogardus writes of his hopes for an improvement in trade: "times have been fluctuating & distracting for trade, but now the happy moment is at hand when we can again hope for order & Regularity to take place amongst us. When the happy event of peace takes place I should wish to move from hence to sattle myself in business." He also recommends a workman for Robert, Jr.'s failing iron works. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceFinanceRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyTreatyPeaceIndustryLetter of Introduction or RecommendationImmigration and Migration

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