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Livingston, John (1714-1786) to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: elections in New York

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02783 Author/Creator: Livingston, John (1714-1786) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1750/08/21 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 31.5 x 19.2 cm

Summary of Content: John writes that a "Paper warr is declared on the Topick of Elections," and believes that it will be more difficult to form a party now than in the past. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: JournalismElectionPoliticsGovernment and Civics

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