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Brockholes, Anthony (fl. 1682-1728) to Robert Livingston re: comments on a report from Schenectady

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00057 Author/Creator: Brockholes, Anthony (fl. 1682-1728) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Letter signed Date: 1682/01/13 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 33.4 x 21.2 cm

Summary of Content: Brockholes dismisses a report from Schenectady as idle talk coming from a drunken man. A good portion of the document is illegible due to damage. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Alcohol

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