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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston re: concern for his father's health [fragment]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01627 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter Date: 1725/03/12 Pagination: 1p. + docket 10.9 x 16.3 cm

Summary of Content: Philip expresses concern for his father's pain and illness, and hopes that he may recover quickly. Part of the letter is missing.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Children and FamilyHealth and Medical

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