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Livingston, Robert Livingston's Petition to the Earl of Bellomont

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00416 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1698/04/09 Pagination: 4 p. 30.5 x 19.2 cm

Summary of Content: Livingston's Petition to Governor Richard Coote, Earl of Bellomont, to receive time before the governor to plea his case against former Governor Fletcher's claims which prevented Livingston from being repaid any money by the crown. Bellomont's response was to request the presence of both Livingston and Fletcher on 16 May 1698, so as to decide upon Livingston's fate. Docketed on verso.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: PetitionGovernment and CivicsFinance

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