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Livingston, Henry (1753-1823) Writ for the arrest of Elijah Bennet

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03420 Author/Creator: Livingston, Henry (1753-1823) Place Written: Poughkeepsie, New York Type: Document signed Date: 1782/01/04 Pagination: 2p. 8.6 x 20.6 cm

Summary of Content: The writ orders the sheriff of Dutchess County to arrest Elijah Bennet, who has been charged with trespassing by Robert Livingston, Jr. On p.2, Luis DuBois signed a statement agreeing to carry out the writ.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: LawBoundary or Property Dispute

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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