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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston re: fear of war with the French and Indians

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01675 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1725/08/16 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 32.5 x 20.5 cm

Summary of Content: Philip writes that a soldier was kidnapped and killed by some Indians, and he fears that this may lead to a war. He blames the French for violence, and believes that they will destroy the continent. Docketed on address leaf.

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryDeathPrisonerPrisoner of WarMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyCanadaFrance

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