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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.02979
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [072] 1756 
Title Robert Livingston to "his Lordship" re: incomplete sale of cattle and the threat from Canada
Date 27 August 1756
Author Livingston, Robert (1708-1790)  
Document Type Correspondence; Business and financial document
Content Description Robert. expresses his annoyance with "his Lordship," who ordered a large quantity of cattle and then decided not to complete the transaction. Robert consents to follow "his Lordship's" desire, but "wished my Lord had been pleased to have suffer'd me at Least to Compleat that Engagement." He also expresses concern for his country's security, and "fear[s] we shall never live in peace till Canada be in our possession."
Subjects Merchants and Trade  Commerce  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  Diet and Nutrition  Finance  Global History and Civics  France  Canada  French and Indian War  Military History  
People Livingston, Robert (1708-1790)  
Place written Manor of Livingston, New York
Theme Merchants & Commerce; French & Indian Wars; Foreign Affairs; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859