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Livingston, John to Robert and Alida Livingston re: news of his venture with Samuel Vetch

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00611 Author/Creator: Livingston, John Place Written: Martha's Vineyard Harbor [Mass Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1701/06/17 Pagination: 1 p. + addr. 20.3 x 27.8 cm

John sends news of his health and his cargo of wool and Rum, which is carried on the ship jointly owned by John Livingston and Samuel Vetch. Docketed on address leaf.

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