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Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) Livingston's petition to the Committee of Trade and Plantations

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00279 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) Place Written: Whitehall, [England] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1695/08/22 Pagination: 5p.+ docket 29.9 x 19.6 cm

Summary of Content: Livingston petitions the Committee of Trades and Plantations to reimburse him for losses accrued during altercations with the French and Indians, and the unrest of Leisler's rebellion. Livingston grounds his petition on the claim that the sum of these losses threaten his position as a merchant. Docketed on p.5 and on verso of document.

People: Leisler, Jacob, 1640-1691
Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryPetitionMerchants and TradeCommerceFinanceFranceMilitary HistoryWartime Pillaging and DestructionRebellion

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