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Livingston, Robert to Arent Bratt re: case against John Barnard

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01822 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: [?] Pagination: 1p. + docket 30.8 x 20 cm

Summary of Content: The document outlines Christopher Estrat's complaint against John Barnard, who allegedly agreed to lease a piece of land to Jan Baptist and Estrat for 7 years, but then ran Estrat off of it before the lease expired. Estratt is therefore suing Barnard for damages. Livingston's description of the case is then followed by a note from Barnard to Arent Bratt, in which Barnard asks Bratt to attend his case at the Court of Common Pleas.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land TransactionLawLandlord and Tenant

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