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Curtin, John (fl. 1741-1743) to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: invoice for provisions

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02638 Author/Creator: Curtin, John (fl. 1741-1743) Place Written: Jamaica Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1741/10/04 Pagination: 2p. + addr. 37 x 23.2 cm

Summary of Content: Curtin writes to send an invoice for Robert, Jr.'s flour, and informs him of what sales he has made. Preceded by a copy of a letter from 4 October 1741. Curtin explains that a sloop carrying some of Philip Livingston's flour was carried off to Hispaniola by the Spanish, and has not been heard of since. He also discusses the sale of Robert, Jr. and Philip Livingston's provisions in Jamaica, and requests that no more bread or flour be sent to him at the present time. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Latin and South AmericaCaribbeanMilitary HistoryPrivateeringMaritimeGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyWheatMerchants and TradeCommerceDiet and nutrition

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