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Livingston, Robert Livingston's Petition to the Board of Trade and Plantations

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00701 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: [London, England] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1703 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Livingston petitioned the Lords of Trade and Plantations for \A33258 Sterling in moneys he felt himself entitled to after disbursing comparable amounts in New York without any recompense.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Keywords/Subjects: Petition, Finance, Government and Civics, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy

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