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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.03317
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [082] 1774-1775 
Title Agreement to be the carpenter and clerk at the forges at Maryburgh
Date 26 February 1774
Author Elliott, Michael (fl. 1767-1790)  
Document Type Business and financial document; Legal document
Content Description The document states that Michael Elliott agrees with Robert Livingston "to do all such work in the carpenter & wheel wright trade, as shall be required of him" at the forge at Maryburgh on the Manor of Livingston. Elliott also agrees to let his sons work on the forge, and to board freemen or slaves when asked. Also signed and sealed by Robert Livingston.
Subjects Contract  Artisans  Labor  Industry  Children and Family  Slavery  African American History  Landlord and Tenant  
People Livingston, Robert (1708-1790)  Elliott, Michael (fl. 1767-1790)  
Place written Manor of Livingston, New York
Theme African Americans; Slavery & Abolition; Industry; Children & Family
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859