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Livingston, Walter to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: news of American troops

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03330 Author/Creator: Livingston, Walter Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1775/06/21 Pagination: 2p. 32 x 18.6 cm

Summary of Content: Walter writes that he has heard of plans to send troops to New York under General Worcester, and notes that Coll. [George] Washington, "a good soldier and a man of sense," if to be appointed commander-in-chief of the American forces. He also asks his father to assist him in obtaining the office of Paymaster General for the province of New York. Docketed on recto.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Office SeekerMilitary HistoryGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyRevolutionary WarPresidentSoldier's PayFinance

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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