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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston re: assessment of the Manor

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01543 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1723/01/11 Pagination: 2p.+docket 31.7 x 20.3 cm

Summary of Content: Philip informs his father of the assessed values of the Manor, and offers to find him a good farmer. Docketed on verso.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsTaxes or TaxationFinanceEstateAgriculture and Animal HusbandryLabor

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