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Gilbert Weed & Co. Account of Robert Livingston, Jr. witn Pope & Weed

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03664 Author/Creator: Gilbert Weed & Co. Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1789-1790 Pagination: 1p. + 2 dockets 17.2 x 16 cm

Summary of Content: The account began 3 May 1789, and includes charges for mending a chair, new shoes, and making and mending shoes.

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceFinanceLaborHome FurnishingsArtisansClothing and Accessories

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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