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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: running lines in the Manor

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02687 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1743/10/22 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 32.7 x 20.8 cm

Summary of Content: Philip explains the work being done to run lines through the Manor, requests an account from Ancram, and notes that the sickness in New York seems to be waning. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Health and MedicalDiseaseBoundary or Property DisputeSurveyingFinance

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