Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Livingston, Robert Opinion regarding the agent and auditor general of New York

High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also request a pdf of the image from us here.

Log in
or
subscribe to see this thumbnail image

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01478 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1722/10/24 Pagination: 3p. + docket 33 x 20.5 cm

Summary of Content: Livingston asks for some serious consideration of the agent and the auditor general, and how they have worked for New York. He notes that from now on, the revenue of the province must only be handled by some one of the King's appointing, and he also expresses his confidence in the abilities of their current agent.

People:

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsPoliticsTaxes or TaxationLetter of Introduction or Recommendation

Sub Era:

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources