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Livingston, Robert Certification of Coll Smith as President of Provincial Council

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00609 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1701/04/19 Pagination: 2 p. + docket 32.6 x 21.5 cm

Summary of Content: Legally worded document in which Robert Livingston and Peter Schuyler give their support to Coll Smith, the President of the Provincial Council.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsPolitics

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