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Burnet, William (1688-1729) to Robert Livingston re: business with the Assembly

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01367 Author/Creator: Burnet, William (1688-1729) Place Written: Burlington, [?] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1721/04/20 Pagination: 2p. + docket 22.2 x 18.2 cm

Summary of Content: Burnet thanks Livingston for all his help, and states his plan to assist Livingston in his matter with the Assembly.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsPolitics

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