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Harvey, John, Jr. (fl. 1682) to Elizabeth Woodhouse

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00391.05 Author/Creator: Harvey, John, Jr. (fl. 1682) Place Written: Lynton, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: circa 1682 Pagination: 1 p. + address. 31 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: A love letter. Harvey apologizes for his "bouldness." Addressed to "My Dear friend E.W."

People: Woodhouse, Elizabeth
Harvey, Jr., John

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: ReligionImmigration and MigrationWomen's HistoryLove Letters

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