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Livingston, John to Robert Livingston re: desire to marry again

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00961 Author/Creator: Livingston, John Place Written: New London, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1713/05/20 Pagination: 2p. + docket 22.2 x 17.4 cm

Summary of Content: John complains that someone tampered with a shipment of beer in order to swindle him and his father, and mentions some financial worries. He regrets the painful death of his wife, but explains that he plans to marry again as soon as it would be decent, and asks that his father oblige him with his blessing.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Women's HistoryMarriageChildren and FamilyDeathDiseaseForgery and FraudFinanceMerchants and TradeCommerceAlcohol

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