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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. + docket + addr. 30.6 x 19.3 cm Order a Copy

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.

Ander, John, fl. 1690

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