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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.00144
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [019] 1693 
Title Account of provisions and beer delivered to the forces at Albany
Date 1693
Author Livingston, Robert (1654-1728)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description An account book, itemizing the recipients of all the provisions delivered to the garrison at Albany by Livingston (who held the office of victualer to the garrison at the time) and to the Indians of the region, also by Livingston (who also held a post on the Board of Indian Commissioners). The provisions included such items as pork, bread, peas, beef and beer. Included, between pages 7 and 8, is a signed bond by Jon Van Loon for 219 guilder, dated 21 February 1719 [in Dutch]. In addition, 9 pages at the end of the account book are an itemized list of all the individuals who received their beer rations from Livingston.
Subjects American Indian History  Sutler  Military History  Fortification  Military Provisions  Merchants and Trade  Commerce  Government and Civics  Alcohol  Finance  
People Livingston, Robert (1654-1728)  
Place written Albany, New York
Theme Government & Politics; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859