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Colden, Cadwallader (1688-1776) Proclamation against riotous proceedings

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.05300 Author/Creator: Colden, Cadwallader (1688-1776) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Broadside Date: 1762/03/31 Pagination: 1 sheet [8 copies + 1 fragment] 30.4 x 18.8

Summary of Content: As a result of numerous attempts to dispossess Robert Livingston, Jr. of his rightfully-owned Manor, Governor Colden issued this proclamation to advise citizens to desist from further riotous proceedings, or face legal action.

People: Colden, Cadwallader, 1688-1776
Livingston, Robert, Jr

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land TransactionLandlord and TenantMobs and RiotsRebellionGovernment and CivicsLawBoundary or Property Dispute

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