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Livingston, Peter Robert to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: preparations for war

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03352 Author/Creator: Livingston, Peter Robert Place Written: Harlem, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1776/08/02 Pagination: 2p. 32.3 x 19.5 cm

Peter Robert writes that preparations for war are being made with great "alacrity" in the City, and many individuals are employed in the task of sinking vessels and keeping ships away from New York. He complains that he is troubled by his family; and notes that their Congress has passed a resolution that agrees to allow George Washingston to vacate the city when ever he judges it appropriate. Docketed on verso.

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