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People/Characters: Robert Livingston

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America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, 1735-1918 by Richard Brookhiser
Americans Move Westward by Pocket History Publishers
April 1865: The Month That Saved America (P.S.) by Jay Winikreferenced
Captain Kidd and the War against the Pirates by Robert Ritchie
Eminent Americans: Comprising Brief Biographies of Three Hundred and Thirty Distinguished Persons by Benson John Lossing
The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt by T. J. Stiles
Pilfered Promises by M. Louisa Locke

Character description

1.) Robert Livingston the Elder (December 13, 1654 – October 1, 1728) was a New York colonial official, fur trader, and businessman; he was granted a patent to 160,000 acres (650 km²/ 250 sq mi) along the Hudson River, and became the first lord of Livingston Manor.

He married Alida Schuyler (widow of Nicholas Van Rensselaer) in 1679. They had nine children together, including Philip, Robert and Gilbert. He was also uncle of Robert Livingston the Younger, grandfather of Philip Livingston and William Livingston.

Robert Livingston the Elder in Wikipedia.

2.) Robert Livingston the Younger (1663 – April 1725), sometimes known as Robert Livingston, Jr., or The Nephew was a wealthy merchant and political figure in colonial Albany, New York.

He was the son of James Livingston and nephew of Robert Livingston the Elder. Once established in Albany, Robert the Elder wrote to his brother James in Edinburgh, advising him to send his son Robert. Robert the Younger emigrated to North America, by way of London, in November 1687. He settled in Albany, where he managed his uncle's Albany enterprises.

Robert Livingston the Younger in Wikipedia

3.) Robert Livingston of Clermont (1688–1775) (July 24, 1688 – June 27, 1775) of New York, known as Robert of Clermont, son of Robert Livingston the Elder (1654–1728) and father of Robert Livingston (1718-1775). He was a member of New York colonial assembly, 1726–27.

Robert Livingston (1688–1775) in Wikipedia

4.) See also Robert R. Livingston (Chancellor)

5.) Robert Livingston (Fictitious character In M. Louisa Locke's Victorian San Francisco Mysteries series, Robert Livingston is the owner of the Silver Strike Bazaar, a large department store, having made his original fortune in silver mining. He hires Nate and Annie (Fuller) Dawson to investigates thefts at his store.

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