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

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00743 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: Whitehall [London, England] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1705/05/03 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 30.3 x 19.2 cm

Summary of Content: Draft of GLC 3107.01.00742, requesting new Royal Commission.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsDeathGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyOffice SeekerGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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