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Livingston, Robert (1746-1813) to [Richard] Montgomery re: gratitude for Montgomery's efforts

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04198 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert (1746-1813) Place Written: Ticonderoga, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1775/11/29 Pagination: 2p. + addr. 32.7 x 20.5 cm

Summary of Content: Robert thanks [Montgomery] for his heroic efforts and for enduring great hardships, but notes that he may not yet travel to his camp, for reasons that should remain unspoken at the moment. Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyTravelMilitary CampCanada

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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