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West, John, fl. 1681 to Robert Livingston re: Sir Edmund Andros, former governor of New York

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00060 Author/Creator: West, John, fl. 1681 Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1681/08/19 Pagination: 1p. + docket + addr. 30.7 x 19.6 cm Order a Copy

West sends news of Edmund Andros' reception in London. Docketed on address leaf.

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