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Title Letter and memorandum [manuscript]: Albany, [N.Y.], to Messrs. Storke & Gainsborough, [London, Eng.?], 1734 Nov. 20-28
Author Livingston, Philip (1686-1749)
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Memorandum dated Nov. 20, 1734, followed by a letter dated Nov. 28, 1734, from Philip Livingston to the London[?] firm of Storke & Gainsborough, requesting the shipment of specific goods "for our joint acct." Livingston lists various types of cloth, china tea and coffee cups, tablecloths and napkins, etc.; specifies that no gunpowder be included; and notes that strouds should not be sent if war is likely.
Places Albany, New York, United States; London, United Kingdom
Keywords commerce, war, trade, inventory, goods, British Colonialism, British North America
Theme Trade and Indian Economies
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information Second proprietor of Livingston Manor. The son of Robert Livingston, Philip Livingston was a successful Albany merchant and Indian trader, secretary to the Board of Indian Affairs, and a member of the N.Y. provincial Council.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 520
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue