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Vetch, Margaret to Robert Livingston re: departure for Annapolis Royal

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02236 Author/Creator: Vetch, Margaret Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 25 August 1712 Pagination: 2p. + docket 22.4 x 18 cm

Margaret writes that she plans to depart for Annapolis Royal to visit her husband, and expresses concern for her sister's health. She also notes that the situation in Annapolis is calm, and there has been no news of mutiny in the garrison there.

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