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Douglas, Henry (fl. 1709) to Philip Livingston re: trading and accounts with John Borland

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02395 Author/Creator: Douglas, Henry (fl. 1709) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1709/12/27 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 30.1 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Douglas acknowledges that Philip sold his blankets and duffels, and explains that since he has not yet received any returns from the sale, he has taken the liberty of withdrawing money from John Borland on Philip's account. He therefore requests that Philip simply make the needed payment to Borland. Douglas also writes that Margaret Vetch disagrees with a bill that Philip sent her, and refers Philip to Borland once again for the price of furs and flour. Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceClothing and AccessoriesTextileFinanceFur TradeWomen's HistoryDiet and nutritionWheat

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