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More, Abraham (fl. 1775) to Nathaniel Lewis

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.603.02 Author/Creator: More, Abraham (fl. 1775) Place Written: Cambridge, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 21 June 1775 Pagination: 1 p. : address ; 31.5 x 19 cm.

Informs Lewis "Honored Sir I take this opportunity to let you now that I am well and hope that these Lines will find you and your family in the same I would be glad to meet you but I must wait with patience till I am allowed to come home I remember my duty to my mother and love to my sister and all other[?] and so no more at present but I remain your dutiful servant."

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