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Douglas, Henry (fl. 1709) to Philip Livingston re: decision to join the expedition to Canada

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02397 Author/Creator: Douglas, Henry (fl. 1709) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1709/05/27 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 23.4 x 18.3 cm

Summary of Content: Douglas writes that he sold some shroud to Philip's father and sister, and he suggests that Philip sell their blankets and duffel to the Commissioners in charge of the upcoming expedition to Canada. He also notifies Philip of his decision to accompany Samuel Vetch on the expedition, and orders all of his goods and property to be remitted to his brother James Douglas if he dies. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Military HistoryMilitary SuppliesClothing and AccessoriesTextileCanadaFranceEstateChildren and FamilyDeathMerchants and TradeCommerceFinanceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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