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Livingston, Robert, Jr. to Brother Livingston re: invitation to live among his brothers and sisters

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02981 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert, Jr. Place Written: New York, New York Type: Letter Date: 1756/11/03 Pagination: 2p. 33 x 20.7 cm

Summary of Content: Robert, Jr. writes that the recent deaths of both his mother and his eldest son Philip have been most difficult to endure, and he hopes that the familial bond between him and his brother remain in tact. He then invites his brother to come and live among all of their siblings, where he will have money, land, and a secure occupation. Robert, Jr. also states that his sons Walter and Peter are succeeding in their education.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Children and FamilyDeathImmigration and MigrationEducation

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