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Dongan, Thomas (1634-1715) Land patent for Robert Livingston

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00118 Author/Creator: Dongan, Thomas (1634-1715) Place Written: Fort James, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1684/11/04 Pagination: 2 p. + docket 31.7 x 20.6 cm

Summary of Content: Robert Livingston's original deed for a tract of land purchased from two Indians and located on the eastern shore of the Hudson River in a region known as Roeloffe Johnsons Kill. In return for this tract of land, Livingston's yearly "Quit Rent" due to his Majesty was twenty shillings. P. 2 contains a certification statement and signature by Lewis A. Scott.

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land TransactionAmerican Indian HistoryContractFinanceGovernment and CivicsLaw

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