Robert R. Livingston Robert Lucian [a] Livingston (November 27, 1746 ( Old Style November 16) – February 26, 1813) was an American lawyer, politician, diplomat from New York, and a Founding Father of the United States. He was known as " The Chancellor ", after the high New York state legal office he held for 25 years.
Robert R. Livingston, (born Nov. 27, 1746, New York, N.Y. [U.S.]—died Feb. 26, 1813, Clermont, N.Y.), early American leader who served as a delegate to the Continental Congress, first secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs (1781–83), and minister to France (1801–04).
Robert R. Livingston 1746-1813 Chancellor of New York, 1777-1801 Robert R. Livingston was born on November 27, 1746, the son of colonial Supreme Court of Judicature Justice Robert Livingston.
Education. Columbia University ( BA) Robert Robert  Livingston (November 27, 1746 ( Old Style November 16) – February 26, 1813) was an American lawyer, politician, diplomat from New York, and a Founding Father of the United States. He was known as "The Chancellor", after the high New York state legal office he held for 25 years.
In the letter, Robert R. Livingston writes to share his interest in local natural history and "those arts & sciences that are connected with the happiness of man." He refers to a society over which he presides and says he has sent on the last number of their printed work.
Robert R. Livingston. Robert Robert Livingston was a member of the Continental Congress representing New York where he was on the "Declaration Committee," which drafted the Declaration of Independence. He was also on the committee that drafted the Articles of Confederation, and he helped to negotiate the Louisiana Purchase .
Robert R. (or R.R.) Livingston was the eldest of nine children born to Judge Robert Livingston and Margaret Beekman Livingston in their family seat, Clermont, on the Hudson River in upstate New York.
Statesman, Inventor, Entrepreneur. He was born a member of one of the great land-owning colonial families of New York. Robert spend his early years here and entered King's College (Columbia University) at the age of 15. Livingston served from 1775 to 1777 in the Continental Congress, where he was one of the five...
1. Auly, a merchant of Nantes, addressed his undated memorial to Vergennes, who forwarded it with a covering note to Benjamin Franklin on 20 November 1782. When Franklin sent them to Livingston is unclear, but translations of the two documents, in which the memorialist’s surname is consistently spelled “Anty,” are filed close to Franklin’s dispatch of 24 December to the secretary for ...
Died: February 26, 1813 Portrait of Robert Livingston Robert Livingston was born in the city of New York in 1746. He was educated at King's (now Columbia) College, where he was graduated in 1764. He studied law under William Smith, chief justice of New York, and became an eminent Lawyer.