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Livingston, Robert [Document fragment]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00201 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript Date: [not before 1679] Pagination: 2 p. 16.1 x 19.7 cm

Summary of Content: Seems to discuss the political history of New York. Land dispute involving a Dutchman, Thomas Janse, and the British is discussed, as well as the political maneuverings of the colony. Edmund Andros, Captain Salisbury,and Captain Drayer are mentioned in the fragmented text.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Land TransactionPoliticsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and CivicsBoundary or Property Dispute

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