Chancellor Robert R. Livingston of New York, 1746-1813

By: Dangerfield, George

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First edition. Jacket a bit rubbed, jacket price clipped. 1960 Hard Cover. viii, [2], 532 pp. 8vo. Genealogical table follows text. A biography of the political career of Robert R. Livingston, after whom Livingston County is named. He administered the oath of office to Washington at the First Inaugural; he was Secretary for Foreign Affairs when Franklin, Jay, and Adams were negotiating the peace treaty at the end of the Revolution; Jefferson sent him as minister to Napoleon's court, where he succeeded in purchasing Louisiana. Back home, he supported Fulton's early steamboat experiments.

Title: Chancellor Robert R. Livingston of New York, 1746-1813

Author: Dangerfield, George

Categories: 19th Century, Colonial Era, Revolutionary Era through 1800, Political,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1960

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2303542

Keywords: BIOGRAPHY ROBERT LIVINGSTON COUNTY NEW YORK NY COLONIAL 18TH 19TH CENTURY REVOLUTIONARY ERA,