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Livingston, Robert Resolution to Gilbert Livingston's proposal

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01381 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: Manor of Livingston, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1721/09/15 Pagination: 2p. + docket 31 x 21.2 cm

Summary of Content: Robert Livingston agrees to help his son out of a situation brought on by Gilbert's "folly," and offers a farm with cattle, supplies to build equipment, and some more land that may be kept or sold in order to pay off some of Gilbert's large debt.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Children and FamilyDebtFinanceLand TransactionGiftAgriculture and Animal Husbandry

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