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Livingston, Robert Cambridge to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: a welcome period of tranquility

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03333 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Cambridge Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1775/05/31 Pagination: 1p. + docket 19 x 17.2 cm

Summary of Content: "The most turbulent Spirits amongst us do not expect the arrival of any Troops at present. Mr. Colden says it was only propogated to facilitate the introduction of the Connecticut Forces amongst us - We are now enjoying as much tranquility as ever we did and have no appearance of its being disturbed." Robert Cambridge does note, however, that money and men must be raised, as it is believed that the Continental Congress plans to wage a defensive war against Great Britain.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Military HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyRevolutionary WarRecruitmentFinanceGovernment and CivicsContinental CongressCongress

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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