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Willson, Ebenezer (fl. 1709) Freedom and citizenship of Robert Livingston

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00806 Author/Creator: Willson, Ebenezer (fl. 1709) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1709/12/13 Pagination: 1p. + docket 21.5 x 32 cm

Legal statement of Ebenezer Willson Esq., Mayor and the aldermen of the City of New York declaring the freedom and citizenship of Robert Livingston. Grants Livingston the right to "partake of all the benefits, liberties, priveliges, freedoms, and immunities" associated with citizenship.

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City of
New York
Ebenezer Willson Esqr. Mayor and the Aldermen of the City of New York. To all to whom these presents shall come fond Greeting Whereas Robert Livingston Merchant hath made Application to be made at Freeman and Citizen of the said City These are therefore to certify and declare that the said, Robert Livingston is hereby Admitted received and allowed of Freeman and Citizen of the said city to have hold Enjoy and Partake of all the Benefitts Liberties Privileges, Freedoms and Immunities whatsoever Granted or belonging to the same. In Testimony whereof the said Mayor hath hereunto subscribed his Name and Caused the seal of the said city to be affixed the thirteenth day of December Anno Dom. 1709 Annog Reg. Regina Anna Nune Magn. Brittania &r. Octavo.

Wm Sharpas Ebenezer Willson

12 December 1709
Freedom in City of N. York

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