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Livingston, John Journal of J[ohn] Livingston's journey from Albany to Boston

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04460 Author/Creator: Livingston, John Place Written: various locations Type: Manuscript Date: 1700/05/11-1700/06/08 Pagination: 10p. + docket 31.5 x 20.5

The journal gives a daily account of the journey to Boston, including the distance traveled, and where they lodged every night.

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