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Livingston, John to Robert Livingston re: attacked by Indians

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00909 Author/Creator: Livingston, John Place Written: Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1712/05/27 Pagination: 2p. + docket 19.3 x 15.4 cm

Summary of Content: John describes an attack made by Indians, and then asks his father to speak to Govr. Hunter regarding a financial matter with Capt. [Wimes].

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryFinanceBattleCanadaFranceMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and CivicsFortification

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