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Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728 to Robert Ferguson re: Leisler's Rebellion

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00184 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728 Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1690/03/27 Pagination: 2 p. + docket 31.2 x 19.8 cm Order a Copy

Livingston discusses the joy felt with the ascension of William and Mary to the throne of England, though he admits that joy has been tempered by the actions of Jacob Leisler. Discusses how Albany is dealing with the present situation.

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