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Gulston, Jackson, & Stadt to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: trade with Captain Hayman

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02608 Author/Creator: Gulston, Jackson, & Stadt Place Written: Lisbon, [Portugal] Type: Letter Date: 1740/12/12 Pagination: 2p. + addr. 30 x 20.9 cm

Summary of Content: Gulston, Jackson, & St[adt] sent the letter per Captain Hayman, and ask Robert Jr. to assist him in the disposal of his cargo, to procure wheat and other provisions at a good price for him, and also to provide the Captain with whatever goods and money he may require. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Letter of Introduction or RecommendationMerchants and TradeCommerceFinanceWheatDiet and nutrition

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