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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston re: trade restrictions

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01360 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1721/02/08 Pagination: 3p. + addr. 32.6 x 20.8 cm

Summary of Content: Philip explains that the new trade restrictions have heightened tensions with the French, who have sent an Indian spy down to Albany. He also mentions keeping a continuous correspondence with the Governor in order to "wage war" against his and his father's "enemies," and discusses his son's illness. Docketed on address leaf.

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryMerchants and TradeCommerceFranceCanadaGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyHealth and MedicalPoliticsSpying

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