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Weemes, James to Robert Livingston re: recent news from England

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00648 Author/Creator: Weemes, James Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1701/10/30 Pagination: 1 p. + addr. 33.4 x 20.9 cm

Weemes writes that with the arrival of "our members of Parliament," mail from London arrived as well and that he would proceed to forward Livingston's mail. He also discusses Lt. Governor Nanfan's failure to provide for the garrison at Albany. Docketed on address leaf.

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