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Livingston, Alida (fl. 1680-1726) to Robert Livingston: [in Dutch]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00831 Author/Creator: Livingston, Alida (fl. 1680-1726) Place Written: Manor of Livingston, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1711/08/07 Pagination: 4p. 23.5 x 17.9 cm

Summary of Content: Docketed on verso. The docket indicates that the letter states that there is "no bread for the Palateyns."


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Woman AuthorWomen's HistoryDiet and nutritionImmigration and MigrationPovertyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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