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Commission on Indian Affairs Petition for the payment of Robert Livingston's salary

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02092 Author/Creator: Commission on Indian Affairs Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1709/07/19 Pagination: 2p. + docket 22.7 x 18.2 cm

Summary of Content: The Commissioners for Indian Affairs, Peter Schuyler, Hendrick Hun[ter], John Cuyler, Henry Holland, and [J.] Abeel verify that Robert Livingston has worked dilligently as Secretary for Indian Affiars, yet has not received the salary due to him. They therefore request that Livingston be rewarded for his outstanding service and receive the arrears of his salary. Contains the signatures of all five Commissioners.

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728
Schuyler, Pieter, 1657-1724

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryGovernment and CivicsFinanceDebt

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