Henry Brockholst Livingston

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Livingston, Henry Brockholst:

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family of American statesmen, diplomats, and jurists. Robert R. Livingston (1654–1728)

Robert R. Livingston, 1654–1728, b. Roxburghshire, Scotland, was raised in Holland and immigrated to America in 1673 after his father died.
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Livingston, Henry Brockholst

(1757–1823) Supreme Court justice; born in New York City. He fought in the American Revolution before serving on the New York Supreme Court (1802–06). An outspoken opponent of federalism, he was named by President Jefferson to the U.S. Supreme Court (1806–23).
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In 1798, Brockholst Livingston, a future judge of the New York Court of Appeals, killed the Federalist James Jones in a duel provoked when Jones tweaked Livingston's nose over a skit satirizing the Federalists.