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Ander, John (fl. 1690) to "Honest Robin" (Robert Livingston) re: news of New York

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00173 Author/Creator: Ander, John (fl. 1690) Place Written: New London, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1690/06/21 Pagination: 1 p. + addr. 30.6 x 19.3 cm

Ander, the captain of a ship, writes with news of the safety of Livingston's family in New York. He sadly forwards news of the illness of Livingston's daughter Hanah. Docketed on address leaf.

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