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Bayard. Stephen, fl. 1725-1731 to Robert Livingston re: white wine for Robert Livingston

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01656 Author/Creator: Bayard. Stephen, fl. 1725-1731 Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1725/07/08 Pagination: 2p. + addr. + dock 24.7 x 19 cm Order a Copy

Stephen writes that he has found some white wine to help with Robert's distemper, thanks Robert for some fruit that he sent, and notes that he has not been able to learn anything about the government in Boston.

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