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Livingston, Henry (1714-1799) "State of Innocence"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01749 Author/Creator: Livingston, Henry (1714-1799) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Autograph manuscript Date: [1725/06/30] Pagination: 1p. + docket 32.7 x 21.2 cm

Summary of Content: Poem on the innocence of childhood.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Children and FamilyPoetryLiterature and Language Arts

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