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Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) "Memorandum presented to the Commissioners bound for N. York . . .

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02030 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1690/04/22 Pagination: 2p. 28.7 x 18.1 cm Order a Copy

. . . to consult of affares for the carrying on of the Present war." List of 22 items to be attended to in relation to the conflict with the French. Among these include instructions to build forts at Onondage, to demolish Cadarachqui, to better fortify Albany, and to take measures to better endear the Indians to the English. Docketed on verso.

Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

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