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Livingston, Robert Report on pastures at Albany

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00192 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1691/06/15 Pagination: 1p. + docket 31.5 x 19.8 cm

Summary of Content: Discussion of the actions of the city of Albany with regards to the clearing of lowlands and swamps.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsAgriculture and Animal HusbandryGeography and Natural History

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