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Peterson, Abraham to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: request for extension of credit

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03587 Author/Creator: Peterson, Abraham Place Written: Claverack, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1785/09/10 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 31 x 19.8 cm

Summary of Content: Peterson states that due to the scarcity of money, he is unable to clear his debt with Robert, Jr. at the specified time. He then asks for a further extension of credit, and promises to compensate for any personal losses that Robert, Jr. may experience as a result of the delay. Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: FinanceDebtCoins and CurrencyEconomics

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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