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Livingston, Peter Robert to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: further frustration with the DeLancey's

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03238 Author/Creator: Livingston, Peter Robert Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 20 April 1770 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 29.7 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Peter Robert states: "The DeLanceys are striving their utmost to make our famaly ridiculous and to keep them out of all Posts of Honour Profit and are determined to oppose every thing and every Body that they support which is too hard to bear I could wish you lived here one year to judge of their carrying on-." He also makes arrangements to sell a enslaved person that has misbehaved.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: African American HistorySlaverySlave SalePoliticsGovernment and CivicsElection

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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