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Lords of the Treasury Report to King William III re: Livingston's petition

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00325 Author/Creator: Lords of the Treasury Place Written: Whitehall, [England] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1695/01/02 Pagination: 1p. + docket 29.6 x 18.4 cm

Summary of Content: Recommendation by the Lords of the Treasury to William III that Livingston be awarded £100 Sterling annually as a lifetime salary for his position as Secretary of Indian affairs. The signed Lords of Treasury include Godolphin, Ae. Fox, and J. Smith.

People: William III, King of Great Britain, 1650-1702
Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryPetitionFinanceGovernment and Civics

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