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Livingston, Robert Deposition, signed by thirteen men, including Livingston's secretary [in Dutch]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00012 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript document Date: 1676/08/17 Pagination: 3p. + docket 32.7 x 21.1 cm

Summary of Content: Concerns the case between Nicolaus van Renselaer and Jacob Milborne and Jacob Leisler.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: LawJudiciaryGovernment and CivicsReligion

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