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Campbell, Duncan (fl. 1694-1701) to Robert Livingston re: news of the marriage of Sarrah Graham

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00622 Author/Creator: Campbell, Duncan (fl. 1694-1701) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1701/07/16 Pagination: 2 p. + addr. 31 x 19.8 cm

Summary of Content: Campbell writes of his return journey from Boston to New York, and requests that his friend "would order som Creditt for Ms Sarrah Graham to buy wedding clothes for she is to be married in 14 days." Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Women's HistoryMarriageFinanceClothing and AccessoriesMerchants and TradeCommerce

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