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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.03392
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [085] 1780-1781 
Title Authorization to distrain and sell the goods of indebted tenants
Date 1780
Author Livingston, Robert (1708-1790)  
Document Type Legal document
Content Description Robert Livingston authorizes an unnamed individual to distrain goods from tenants of Livingston Manor who have failed to pay their rent, and to then appraise and sell these goods if the tenant is without further means to pay his rent.
Subjects Landlord and Tenant  Debt  Finance  Law  
People Livingston, Robert (1708-1790)  
Place written Manor of Livingston, New York
Theme Law; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859