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Patterson, John to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: resolve to keep away from political parties

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03296 Author/Creator: Patterson, John Place Written: Philadelphia, [Pa.] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1773/09/27 Pagination: 3p. + addr. 23.6 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Patterson states that there is a great deal of feasting and rejoicing in Philadelphia, but states that he is determined to keep away from all party politics. He also mentions that he is quite busy with his business, and forwards Catharine (Livingston) Patterson's regards to her father. Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: PoliticsGovernment and CivicsHolidays and CelebrationsWomen's HistoryChildren and Family

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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