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Van Cortlandt, Pierre (1721-1814) to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: order for iron from the state of New York

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03720 Author/Creator: Van Cortlandt, Pierre (1721-1814) Place Written: [Albany, New York] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 1637-1850 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 20.5 x 15.7 cm

Summary of Content: Docketed on address leaf. Date is illegible.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceFinanceGovernment and CivicsIndustry

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