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Riggs, John to Robert Livingston re: news from New York and England

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00614 Author/Creator: Riggs, John Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1701/06/26 Pagination: 1 p. + addr. 30.7 x 19.2 cm

Summary of Content: Riggs writes disbelieving the actions recently taken by the French, and forwarding news of Parliamentary addresses to the King. He also writes of two merchants who decide against voyaging to Albany, and of a Captain whose ship had been siezed in New York Harbor. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceMaritimeGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and CivicsFrance

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