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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.04214
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [089] 1785 
Title Authorization for John Wigram to distrain and appraise goods
Date 4 February 1785
Author Livingston, Robert (1708-1790)  
Document Type Legal document
Content Description Robert authorizes John Wigram to enter the house of the late widow of Simon Shutts, to distrain and appraise the goods therein, and to sell them according to the amount of unpaid rent.
Subjects Landlord and Tenant  Finance  Law  Debt  Death  Estate  Women's History  
People Wigram, John (1749-1830)  Livingston, Robert (1708-1790)  
Place written Manor of Livingston, New York
Theme Law; Women in American History; Agriculture
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859