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Bayard, Alida (fl. 1725) to Robert Livingston re: marriage to Stephen Bayard

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01657 Author/Creator: Bayard, Alida (fl. 1725) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1725/07/08 Pagination: 1p. + docket 22.3 x 18.1 cm

Alida writes that she was recently married in Amboy, and expresses her desire to visit with her grandparents very soon.

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