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Livingston, Robert, Jr. to "his Lordship" re: incomplete sale of cattle

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02979 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert, Jr. Place Written: Manor of Livingston, New York Type: Letter Date: 1756/08/27 Pagination: 2p. 30.9 x 18.9 cm

Robert, Jr. expresses his annoyance with "his Lordship," who ordered a large quantity of cattle and then decided not to complete the transaction. Robert, Jr. consents to follow "his Lordship's" desire, but "wished my Lord had been pleased to have suffer'd me at Least to Compleat that Engagement." He also expresses concern for his country's security, and "fear[s] we shall never live in peace till Canada be in our possession."

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