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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston re: excise at Albany

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01580 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1724/05/15 Pagination: 1p. + docket 32.5 x 20.7 cm

Summary of Content: Philip writes of the current excise revenues of Albany, and requests that Robert keep him as a trading partner. He also expresses doubt regarding his cousin's chances in the election, and states that it is becoming increasingly difficult to establish trading relations with the far Indians.

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryFinanceTaxes or TaxationGovernment and CivicsMerchants and TradeCommerceChildren and FamilyGovernment and CivicsElectionPolitics

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