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Livingston, Robert (1718-1775) to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: conflict regarding seat in the Assembly

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03253 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert (1718-1775) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Letter signed Date: 1770/12/31 Pagination: 4p. 33.5 x 21 cm

Summary of Content: Robert Livingston (1718-1775) describes recent developments in his attempt to regain a seat in the Assembly, and how party politics have obstructed the process. Docketed on p.4.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: PoliticsGovernment and CivicsElection

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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