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Cuyler, Johannes (fl. 1697) Statement that Robert Livingston should be reimbursed for costs incurred during Leisler's Rebellion

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04839 Author/Creator: Cuyler, Johannes (fl. 1697) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript Date: 1697/06/02 Pagination: 1p. + docket 31.1 x 19.8

Summary of Content: Johannes Cuyler states that during the time of Leisler's Rebellion, the city of Albany was desperately short of funds. Consequently, Robert Livingston resorted to using his private funds to supply and manage the city and its soldiers during the rebellion. Cuyler attests to Robert Livingston's sacrifice, and asks that the British government reimburse him for this great expense.

People: Cuyler, Johannes
Livingston, Robert

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsRebellionMilitary HistoryFinanceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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