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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.276
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1754-1764 
Title John Bradstreet to Peter Van Brugh Livingston regarding the use of whaleboats during the French and Indian War
Date 3 February 1756
Author Bradstreet, John (1711-1774)  
Recipient Livingston, Peter Van Brugh  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Bradstreet, a British officer, seeks five hundred pounds to secure the use of whaleboats during the French and Indian War.
Subjects Whaling  Finance  Military History  French and Indian War  Maritime  
People Bradstreet, John (1714-1774)  Livingston, Peter Van Brugh (1710-1792)  
Place written Albany, New York
Theme French & Indian Wars; Naval & Maritime
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Livingston was a New York merchant in the shipping business. He later served in the first and second provincial congress of New York and was made its treasurer in 1776, serving for two years.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859