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Livingston, Robert "The Colonie of New York Debt to Rt. Livingston"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01187 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1717 Pagination: 3p. + docket 32.9 x 20.9 cm

Gives a full account of the money due to Livingston, including expenditures for two voyages he was forced to make to Great Britain.

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