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Andros, Edmund, Sir (1637-1714) to Robert Livingston re: instructions for collecting the excise

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01879 Author/Creator: Andros, Edmund, Sir (1637-1714) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1678/12/04 Pagination: 1p. + addr.+doc. 30.1 x 20.5 cm

Summary of Content: Governor Andros thanks Livingston for his letter regarding relations between Indians and settlers. He also gives Livingston instructions on how to collect the excise revenues. Docketed on address leaf.

People: Andros, Edmund, Sir, 1637-1714.
Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728.

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Keywords/Subjects: American Indian History, Taxes or Taxation, Government and Civics, Finance

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