Livingston,Robert R.

Livingston,Robert R.
Liv·ing·ston (lĭvʹĭng-stən), Robert R. 1746-1813.
American Revolutionary leader and diplomat who served in the Continental Congress (1775-1781) and as minister to France (1801-1804). He helped draft the Declaration of Independence, administered the presidential oath to George Washington, and with James Madison purchased the Louisiana Territory (1803).

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