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date: 19 October 2019

Livingston, Peter Van Brughlocked

( October 1710–28 December 1792)
  • Cynthia A. Kierner

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Livingston, Peter Van Brugh ( October 1710–28 December 1792), merchant and revolutionary leader, was born in Albany, New York, the son of Philip Livingston, a merchant and proprietor of Livingston Manor, and Catrina Van Brugh. The second of six brothers, Livingston spent his childhood in Albany among his predominantly Dutch relatives. He graduated from Yale College in 1731 and then embarked on a career in trade....

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