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Livingston, Peter Van Brugh to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: battle with the French in Minorca

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02977 Author/Creator: Livingston, Peter Van Brugh Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1756/08/13 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 30.6 x 18.3 cm

Summary of Content: Peter writes that the English seem to have had a successful battle against the French in Minorca. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: BattleFranceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMilitary History

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