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Livingston, Robert Junior to Robert Livingston re: recommendation for representatives to Onondaga

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02065 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Junior Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1701/08/19 Pagination: 1p. + docket 29.6 x 18.9 cm

Summary of Content: Robert Junior asks his uncle Robert Livingston to recommend him and David Schuyler as representatives to travel to Onondaga.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Office SeekerLetter of Introduction or RecommendationAmerican Indian HistoryDiplomacyGovernment and CivicsMilitary History

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