Certificate of Clerkship for Henry W. Livingston1
[New York, April 29, 1790]
I Certify that Henry W. Livingston served as a Clerk in my Office from the third day of October, in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Seven, until the Eleventh day of September in the year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty Nine, and that he is of good moral Character.
Attorney at Law
ALS, Pleadings, 1754–1837, L-126, Hall of Records, New York City.
1. Livingston, the son of Walter and Cornelia (Schuyler) Livingston, subsequently practiced law in New York City, was a member of the state Assembly from Columbia County in 1802 and 1810, and was a member of the House of Representatives from 1803 to 1807.
On the reverse of the document printed above a certificate by Brockholst Livingston states that Henry W. Livingston served as his law clerk from September 11, 1789, to October 9, 1790.