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An account of the purchase of oxen and cows from Petrus D'Witt to Robert Livingston on June 15, including travel expenses of the drivers and horses who delivered them to Livingston Manor. The initial debt was to Messrs Livingston and Alexander. The finally payment was by Messrs Livingston and Morris on July 28th.

Author/Creator

Petrus D'Witt

Recipient

Robert Livingston, unknown Alexander, unknown Morris

Creation Date

7-28-1756

Document Type

Manuscript

Location

Livingston Manor, NY

Collection

The Liberty Hall Collection consists of the correspondence, financial records, legal documents, and other manuscript material of the Livingston and Kean families, dated from 1739-1847. The bulk of the collection is related to Susan Livingston Kean Niemcewicz (1759-1833). The Livingston and Kean families frequently corresponded and held accounts with other prominent colonial and early American families in New Jersey, especially Elizabeth-Town, Philadelphia, New York City, upstate New York, England, France, and Poland. A small portion of the collection includes correspondence with early Virginia families, unrelated to the Livingston and Kean families.

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 1

Rights

This collection is open to the public for research use. Copyright remains with Kean University. Credit this material. Personal photographs may be made for research purposes. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to Lynette Zimmerman, Executive Director at the Liberty Hall Academic Center & Exhibition Hall at lzimmerm@kean.edu.

Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University

List of Cattle Sent by Robert Livingston, July 28, 1756

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