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Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728 Petition to Sidney Lord Godolphin, High Treasurer of England

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02079 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728 Place Written: London, England Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1704/07/12 Pagination: 3p. 35.8 x 21.4 cm Order a Copy

Livingston petitions the High Treasurer to reinstate his position as Secretary of Indian Affairs, and to order the payment of the arrears of his salary out of the surplus revenue of Albany. P.3 contains a letter from William Lowndes to the Earl of Ranelagh and Mr. Blathwait, Windsor Castle, 17 July 1704. Lowndes asks Ranelagh and Blathwait to review a report of the debts due on account of victualling the 4 companies at Albany. Docketed on verso.

Godolphin, Sidney, 1645-1712
Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

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