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Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728 Drafft of this Countrey

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02046 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728 Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Map Date: 1697 Pagination: 1p. + docket 41.3 x 32.8 cm Order a Copy

One map depicting the path from Albany through Iroquois territory towards Lake Ontariot, onto St. Lawrence River to Montreal. On the left side is a key of geographical names. It is likely that the red crayon was drawn by the delegates and ink filled in by Robert Livingston.

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