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Livingston, John to Philip Livingston re: lack of correspondence

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02433 Author/Creator: Livingston, John Place Written: Livingston Manor, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1715/12/31 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 28.6 x 18 cm Order a Copy

John writes that he has only received about one letter from Philip in the past two years, and asks if something is amiss that he should be aware of. He sends warm wishes for the new year, and mentions some beaver trading transactions. Docketed on address leaf.

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