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St. John, Henry to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: invitation for a visit

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03089 Author/Creator: St. John, Henry Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1766/12/18 Pagination: 1p.+ addr. 31 x 19.8 cm

Summary of Content: Henry St. John asks Robert, Jr. to pay him a visit if the weather permits it this winter. Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Entertaining and HospitalityTravel

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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