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Abeel, John (1667-1711) Account of Robert Livingston

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00799 Author/Creator: Abeel, John (1667-1711) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1709/08/19 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: List of general supplies, such as food and paper, purchased from 24 May 1708 to 8 August 1709.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Keywords/Subjects: Finance, Diet and nutrition, Merchants and Trade, Commerce

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