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Stoddard, Solomon to Robert Livingston re: assurances regarding the schooling of young Gilbert

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00570 Author/Creator: Stoddard, Solomon Place Written: Northampton Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1700/06/06 Pagination: 1 p. + addr. 30.5 x 20.3 cm

Summary of Content: Stoddard, being entrusted with Gilbert Livingston's education, writes to assuage the parents of his intentions. Stoddard writes that "I shall take the same [care] of him as if he were my own: & see that he doe carefully impour his time: the young man has a promising countenance." Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: EducationChildren and Family

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