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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.02885
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [071] 1755 
Title Appointment of Robert Livingston as his attorney
Date 23 April 1755
Author Van Deusen, Robert  
Document Type Legal document
Content Description Robert Van Deusen appoints Robert Livingston, Jr. to be his attorney, and asks that he "sue arrest . . . Imprison and Prosecute Josiah Loomis of the Mannor Livingston . . . for and in an action of Tresspas and false Imprisonment." Robert signed with his mark.
Subjects Boundary or Property Dispute  Law  Landlord and Tenant  Prisoner  
People Livingston, Robert (1708-1790)  Loomis, Josiah (1708-1800)  van Deusen, Robert (1700-1777)  
Place written Manor of Livingston, New York
Theme Law
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859