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Robert Livingston (July 24, 1688 – June 27, 1775) of New York, known as Robert of Clermont, son of Robert Livingston the Elder (1654–1728) and father of Robert Livingston (1718-1775). He married Margaret Howarden (1693–1758) in 1717. He was a member of New York colonial assembly, 1726–27.
Following the death of his father, the first Lord of Livingston Manor, in 1728, most of the manor was inherited by the eldest son Philip Livingston, but 13,000 acres (53 km²) in the southwest corner, later named Clermont, was willed to Robert Livingston (1688–1775), a younger son.
He was involved in the fur trade.