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Livingston, Robert Junior (1688-1775) to Peter Schuyler and Robert Livingston re: message from Onondaga

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02064 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Junior (1688-1775) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1701/06/01 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 31.1 x 19.8 cm

Summary of Content: Robert Junior encloses a message from Onondaga, and explains that men appointed to manage Indian affairs disagree with the payment they received. Docketed on address leaf.

People: Livingston, Robert Jr., 1688-1775
Schuyler, Pieter, 1657-1724

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryFinanceGovernment and CivicsMilitary HistoryDiplomacyCanadaFranceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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