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Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) re: overture to neighboring Indian tribe

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00605 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1701/02/22 Pagination: 3 p. + docket 30.8 x 20.1 cm

Summary of Content: Livingston writes suggesting a peace offering: "It may honor our condition if they are inclined to press such the matter we shall be very willing to serve you with all the fidelity imaginable, this may lay the foundation of such a trust and correspondence which may be advantageous to both parties" and that it would not do to allow the French to know of the business conducted.

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiplomacyPeaceFrance

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