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Livingston, William to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: report of Council

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02944 Author/Creator: Livingston, William Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1755/12/24 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 21.2 x 21.4 cm

Summary of Content: William conveys what he believes to be the contents of a forthcoming report of Council regarding Robert Livingston, Jr.'s boundary dispute with Massachusetts. According to the report, the Governor will try to remove the encroachments upon the Manor, and a King's Commission will be assembled to survey the region and settle the dispute. Part of the address leaf is missing. Docketed on address leaf.

Background Information: Signer of the U.S. Constitution.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsBoundary or Property DisputeLawSurveying

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