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Cossens, Barne (fl. 1702) Deposition of Barne Cosens re: Livingston's warrants for salary

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00688 Author/Creator: Cossens, Barne (fl. 1702) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1702/11/21 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 33.1 x 21.7 cm

Summary of Content: Cosens avows that Robert Livingston produced "warrants for his sallary as Comisary for the victualling of the forces at Albany from the first day of May 1698 to the first day of May 1699."


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: LawFinanceGovernment and CivicsMilitary HistoryMilitary Provisions

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