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Livingston, Robert to Viscount Cornbury re: discussion of Livingston's undertaking victualling

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00680 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: Tappan, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1702/09/12 Pagination: 2 p. + docket 32.9 x 20.9 cm

Summary of Content: Livingston writes in an effort to inform of the reasons for his undertaking the position of victualler to the forces at Albany (due to fear of a reduction of forces should a victualler not be found), and his subsequent difficulties in receiving payment for his services (by Livingston's calculations, his accrued repayment should total £1589 15 shillings 6 pence).

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Military HistoryMilitary ProvisionsFinanceGovernment and CivicsMerchants and TradeCommerce

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