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Livingston, Robert "My Reply to Mr. Weaver's Answer" re: Livingston's salary

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00628 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1701/08/30 Pagination: 2 p. 30.2 x 18.7 cm

Summary of Content: Livingston's petition contesting Royal Collector Thomas Weaver's decision to revoke all "warrants" granted to Livingston. These warrants, which are payments for Livingston's expenditures in victualling the troops at Albany and other such layings-out of money on the Provincial Government's behalf, are vital to Livingston's finances as he had "exhausted his means to support the credit of the Government." Docketed on verso.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsPetitionFinanceMilitary HistoryMilitary ProvisionsMerchants and TradeCommerce

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