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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.01981
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [013] 1687 
Title Bond to the city of Albany
Date 1 April 1687
Author Robertson, Bent (fl. 1687)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description The document states that Bent Robertson and Hendrik Willemse are bound to the people and city of Albany for the sum of 50 pounds. It then goes on to explain that the two men have a pass from the Governor to trade with the Indians of Ottowa, and if they decide not to trade with the Indians of the Five Nations for peltry, then the current financial obligation will be declared void. Both Robertson and Willemse signed with their marks.
Subjects American Indian History  Mohawk Indian  Finance  Government and Civics  Merchants and Trade  Commerce  Fur Trade  
People Dongan, Thomas (1634-1715)  
Place written Albany, New York
Theme Native Americans; Merchants & Commerce; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859