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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.

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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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