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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: war with Spain

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02595 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Manor of Livingston, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1740/05/16 Pagination: 2p. + addr. 33.2 x 21.1 cm

Summary of Content: Philip writes that the English are fairing poorly in their confrontation with Spain. He notes that Robert's cousin Johnie is interested in putting together a company of men so that he can get a Captain's commission, which may give him the opportunity to travel to Cuba. The remainderof the letter is concerned with trade. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceChildren and FamilyMilitary HistoryLatin and South AmericaGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyCaribbean

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