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Livingston, Robert to Sidney Godolphin re: petition for reimbursment of victualling money

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00734 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: [London, England] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1705/01/04 Pagination: 2 p. + docket 29.2 x 19 cm

Copy of GLC 3107.01.00731. Discusses newest efforts to gain support of Commissioners of Trade and Plantations in effort to gain £875 owed in back salary.

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