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Winthrop, John to Robert Livingston re: support and friendship

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00632 Author/Creator: Winthrop, John Place Written: New London, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1701/09/10 Pagination: 1 p. + addr. 30.8 x 20.1 cm

Winthrop begins with a diatribe against the "Blockhead that past through the Towne with the maile" and subsequently did not pick up a letter which Winthrop had intended for Livingston. He then writes more seriously of his support for Livingston in his struggles to regain his expenditures - "I wish you safe against all designes that may hurt your interest and hope you have foreseene to guard Against the Envy of prejudiced and unreasonable persons." Docketed on address leaf.

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