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Richard, Paul to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: postponement of the Assembly meeting

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02841 Author/Creator: Richard, Paul Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1752/03/16 Pagination: 1p. + docket 21.6 x 15.6 cm

Summary of Content: Paul Richard explains that the Governor has delayed the Assembly meeting, and it is believed that he may completely refuse to meet with them. He also asks Robert, Jr. to send some pig iron down to him.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: IndustryPoliticsGovernment and Civics

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