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Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728 "An Ancient Prophecy Concerning these Times"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00082 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728 Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript Date: 1682/05/01 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 41.6 x 30.2 cm Order a Copy

Notes that the prophecy has been in his family for 60 years. Takes the form of a poem. Mentions the Kingdoms of Ireland Scotland and England, along with treachery and the removal of a King.

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