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Santon, Lucas Collections and salary of Robert Livingston

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00123 Author/Creator: Santon, Lucas Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1684/11/04 Pagination: 1p. + docket 31.5 x 19.6 cm

Summary of Content: Santon, governmental Paymaster for the province of New York, is forwarding Livingston his salary of £432 for his posts of Secretary of the town of Albany and Secretary of the Board of Indian Commissioners.

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryGovernment and CivicsFinance

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