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McAdam, Hugh (fl. 1789) Agreement to build a frame for a saw and grist mill for Robert Livingston, Jr.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03660 Author/Creator: McAdam, Hugh (fl. 1789) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1789/04/17 Pagination: 2p. + docket 31.5 x 20.7 cm

Summary of Content: Hugh McAdam and Thomas Fuller agree to construct a frame for a saw and grist mill in Saratoga for Robert Livingston, Jr. The document states that the two men are responsible for collecting all the timber for the frame, and for finding workmen. In return, Robert, Jr. agrees to rent the completed mills to McAdam and Fuller for 5 years. Also signed by Thomas Fuller.

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: MillIndustryBuilding ConstructionContractLandlord and TenantLaborFinance

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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