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Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) Memorial to Lord Godolphin re: Livingston's Petition

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00715 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) Place Written: Whitehall, [London, England] Type: Manuscript document Date: 1704/07/12 Pagination: 3 p. + docket 31.9 x 20.4 cm

Summary of Content: Appeal of the last clause of the findings by Mr. Blathwayt and the Earl of Ranelagh regarding salary as Secretary for Indian Affairs. Blathwayt and Ranelagh recommended that the salary debate be returned to the prerogative of Lord Cornbury, to which Livingston sends this appeal.

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728
Godolphin, Sidney, 1645-1712

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryPetitionGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGovernment and CivicsFinance

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