Mayor of New York & US Secretary of State. Folds, toning and tearing to right edge of check. Edward Livingston (1764 1836) was born on his familys estate at Clermont, New York. He studied at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University), graduating in 1781. Following his admission to the bar in 1785, he practiced law in New York City.With the benefit of political advice from his older brother Robert, who had served as Secretary of Foreign Affairs during the Articles of Confederation government, Livingston won election to the U. Congress as a Representative of New York and served from 1795 to 1800. He next served as U. Attorney for the District of New York and Mayor of New York City from 1801 to 1803. In 1804 Livingston moved to New Orleans and practiced law. To General Andrew Jackson during the Battle of New Orleans. Representative from Louisiana from 1823 to 1828 where he drafted the Louisiana Civil Code of 1825. And finally, as a U. Senator from Louisiana from 1829 to 1832. Jackson appointed Livingston as Secretary of State upon the advice of outgoing Secretary of State Martin Van Buren.
On the day of Livingstons resignation as Secretary of State, President Jackson appointed him U. The item "Mayor of New York & US Secretary of State Edward Livingston Signed Check, 1801" is in sale since Monday, October 5, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical". The seller is "rolandco824" and is located in Southport, Connecticut. This item can be shipped to United States.