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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.00251
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [020] 1694 
Title Jacob Harwood to Robert Livingston re: business in London, updating news
Date 30 March 1694
Author Harwood, Jacob (fl. 1686-1695)  
Recipient Livingston, Robert  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Harwood, who apologizes for failing to write due to a long illness, writes to Livingston to continue their correspondence and catch Livingston up on the affairs of London. Harwood discusses the possibility of Livingston's son John being schooled in London. He is apologetic to hear that the Iroquois have made peace with the French, and concludes with the topic of trade, claiming that "small furs [receive] the best price" and discussing the difficulties of finding creditors to honor credit. Docketed on address leaf.
Subjects Merchants and Trade  Commerce  Overseas Trade  Health and Medical  Children and Family  Education  France  American Indian History  Treaty  Military History  Global History and Civics  Fur Trade  Finance  
People Harwood, Jacob (fl. 1686-1695)  Livingston, Robert (1654-1728)  
Place written London, England
Theme Health & Medicine; Merchants & Commerce; Education; Children & Family; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859