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Riemer, Isaac Deposition asserting Livingston's claims

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00666 Author/Creator: Riemer, Isaac Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1701/05/22 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 31.6 x 20.4 cm

Summary of Content: Riemer, the Mayor of New York, asserts in this deposition that Robert Livingston swore before him and God that he (Livingston) had not received any of the £1196 4 shillings 3 pence alleged to have been taken by him from the Earl of Bellomont.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsOathFinanceLaw

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