William Livingston and William Alexander03-22-1764
This legal document, between William Livingston of New York City and William, Earle of Sterling (aka William Alexander, Lord Sterling), for land in the Orange County, NY, called Cheescocks. Names included: Anne Bridges, Henry Ten Eyck, Dirk Vanderburgh, John Cholwell, Christopher Denne, Major Lancaster Syms, and John Merit, as well as surveyor Charles Clinton. The indenture was signed by William Livingston ("Governor of New Jersey" written later in pencil) and was signed in the presence of Evert Bancker Jr. and Gerard Bancker.
Cadwallader Colden Jr.08-28-1760
Cadwallader Colden Jr., addressed from Coldenham, an Estate along the Hudson, wrote to Peter Van Brugh Livingston, addressed to Merchant at New York. He explained that his brother, David Colden paid Mr. Alexander. He was afraid to go to town because of smallpox.
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