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Ashley, John (fl. 1755-1787) to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: need to regulate the oar bed at Salisbury

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03483 Author/Creator: Ashley, John (fl. 1755-1787) Place Written: Sheffield, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1783/03/26 Pagination: 1p. + docket 31.5 x 20 cm

Summary of Content: John Ashley asks Robert, Jr. to find some way to regulate digging at the oar bed at Salisbury, and explains: "the dig[g]ing in a few years will Cost more then the oar is Worth."


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: MiningIndustryFinance

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