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Livingston, Walter to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: trial of rioters of Monmouth County

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03242 Author/Creator: Livingston, Walter Place Written: Livingston Hall, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1770/06/02 Pagination: 2 p. ; 31.7 x 19.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Walter writes that he just tried the rioters of Monmouth County, in which some were acquitted, and others were fined or imprisoned. He notes that they were so satisfied with themselves that they pulled down their own liberty pole.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Sons of LibertyLibertyMobs and RiotsLawGovernment and CivicsPrisoner

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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