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Livingston, Robert to Peter Schuyler re: a farm called Cralo

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00147 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: [Albany, New York] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1687/05/02 Pagination: 1p. + docket 32.3 x 21.2 cm

Livingston requests that his brother-in-law clear the tenants and farmers from Cralo, a tract of land recently purchased by Livingston.

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