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Livingston, Peter Robert to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: sending a trading vessel to Quebec

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03195 Author/Creator: Livingston, Peter Robert Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1769/04/14 Pagination: 4p. 32.7 x 20.8 cm

Summary of Content: Peter Robert informs his father that he is sending a trading vessel to Quebec, and believes that his debts will soon be secured. With a copy of Governor Aubry's letter to Peter Robert, 11 July 1769, New Orleans, in which Aubry states that he has not had any luck procuring some money due to Peter Robert, and apologizes for the frustrating circumstances. Followed by a copy of Governor Aubry's letter to the Duke of Preslin in which Aubry requests that Peter Robert be reimbursed for expenditures made to feed and supply French troops during the French and Indian War. With docket and address leaf on p.4.

People: Livingston, Robert Jr., 1688-1775

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: American Indian HistoryFrench and Indian WarCanadaFranceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMilitary HistoryMilitary SuppliesFinanceMilitary ProvisionsMilitary UniformsDebtMerchants and TradeCommerce

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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