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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
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Livingston, Henry Brockholst 1757-1823 Jurist; born in New York City, Nov. 26, 1757; son of Gov. William Livingston, of New Jersey; was attached to the staff of General Schuyler in 1776, and afterwards to that of General Arnold, and was a participant in the capture of Burgoyne. He was promoted to colonel. In 1779 he accompanied John Jay to the Spanish Court as his private secretary, and on his return he studied law, and became eminent in his profession. In January, 1802, he was made judge of the Supreme Court of New York. He died in Washington, March 19, 1823.