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Livingston, Robert (1688-1775) to Robert Livingston re: arrival of the Governor

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00880 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert (1688-1775) Place Written: Manor of Livingston, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1711/04/29 Pagination: 1p. + addr. + dock 23.3 x 18.1 cm

Summary of Content: Robert expresses his hope that his father has already sent his business to the Manor so that it will reach them before the Governor arrives. He also promises to look after his father's business in his absence.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: FinanceTravelChildren and FamilyGovernment and Civics

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