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Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) re: overture to neighboring Indian tribe

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00605 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1701/02/22 Pagination: 3 p. + docket 30.8 x 20.1 cm

Livingston writes suggesting a peace offering: "It may honor our condition if they are inclined to press such the matter we shall be very willing to serve you with all the fidelity imaginable, this may lay the foundation of such a trust and correspondence which may be advantageous to both parties" and that it would not do to allow the French to know of the business conducted.

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