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Livingston, Philip, (1716-1778) to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: death of their brother in law Henry Hansen

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02925 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip, (1716-1778) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1755/10/05 Pagination: 1p. + docket 23.5 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Philip informs Robert, Jr. that their brother in law just died after being ill with a fever for a few days.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Children and FamilyDeathHealth and MedicalDisease

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