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Livingston, Robert to Sir Charles Hedges re: request for commission

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00742 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: Whitehall [London, England] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1705/05/03 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 30.1 x 19.4 cm

Summary of Content: Request that the Secretary of State aid Livingston in his request for a new Royal Commission for his numerous positions, as the previous Commission lapsed with the death of William III.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsOffice SeekerDeathGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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