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Harwood, Jacob, fl. 1686-1695 to Robert Livingston re: ramifications of the death of Gov. Sloughter

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00209 Author/Creator: Harwood, Jacob, fl. 1686-1695 Place Written: London, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1692/04/25 Pagination: 2 p. + addr. 30.4 x 19.4 cm Order a Copy

Harwood writes with the reactions to the death of Governor Sloughter, under whose personal signature Livingston's loans to the government were made. Harwood claims, to the hopes of Livingston, that "there be some probability of the Lordships paying those old Debts" and then discusses the corruption of the Court of William III. Harwood hopes for peace and good trade, and ends with the belief that "by the next [letter] from here you will have good or very bad news." Docketed on address leaf.

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