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Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) to Comptrollers of the Army re: appeal for aid

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00729 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) Place Written: [London, England] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1704/12/13 Pagination: 2 p. + docket 31.6 x 20.2 cm

Summary of Content: Livingston requests that the Comptrollers of the Army represent to the Lord of the Treasury his case regarding repayment of his salary as Secretary of Indian Affairs.

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryPetitionMilitary HistoryFinanceGovernment and CivicsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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