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Livingston, Robert Addition to last will and testament

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00812 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: [New York, New York] Type: Autograph document Date: [1710] Pagination: 1p. 19.3 x 15.6 cm

Summary of Content: Leaves a tract of land called Sara[toga] to his daughters Margaret and Johanna to be divided equally between them and their families.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceEstateDeathWomen's HistoryChildren and FamilyLand Transaction

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