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Livingston, Robert to Viscount Cornbury re: delays in accounting for monies received

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00677 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1702/06/30 Pagination: 2 p. 32.7 x 21.1 cm

Summary of Content: Livingston writes apologizing for delays in the complete accounting of funds received since 25 March 1696, claiming that the records were delivered to Stephen van Cortlandt, who died in 1701. Docketed on verso.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceGovernment and Civics

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