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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.03237
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [079] 1770 
Title Gabriel Breasee to Robert Livingston re: request to sell some land
Date 19 March 1770
Author Breasee, Gabriel (fl. 1770)  
Recipient Livingston, Robert  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Breasee explains that because of unfortunate circumstances, he has been reduced to a most desperate financial state. He therefore asks Robert to allow him to sell part of his farm so that he may buy a few horses and "Labour a Little to Get Food for my fameley." Docketed on address leaf.
Subjects Finance  Debt  Landlord and Tenant  Land Transaction  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Poverty  
People Breasee, Gabriel (fl. 1770)  Livingston, Robert (1708-1790)  
Place written Taghkanic, New York
Theme Government & Politics; Children & Family; Merchants & Commerce; Agriculture
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859