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Statesman Robert R. Livingston Was Born
November 27, 1746

He was a jurist, a statesman and a political leader of the Revolutionary period; George Washington sent him a pamphlet on the cultivation of potatoes; and he had a lot to do with steam. Who is he? Robert R. Livingston, born on November 27, 1746. Livingston served on numerous committees in the Continental Congress, including the one that drafted the Declaration of Independence. He helped draft New York's first constitution, and served as minister to France at the time of the Louisiana Purchase.
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