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Livingston, Robert re: Petition to King and House of Commons

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00689 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Autograph document Date: 1702 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 19.5 x 15.6 cm

Summary of Content: The "freeholders and farmers of the City and County of Albany," due to their displeasure at the manner in which they are treated by the Provincial Government, have created a petition to be signed by themselves as well as those of neighboring counties, to be sent to the King and House of Commons. This petition, while stating the "corruptions of the assemblies & Maladministration of the Government," would make certain to remind the King of his subjects' sincrest loyalty and affetions.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: PetitionGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyPolitics

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