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Harvey, John, Jr. (fl. 1682) to Elizabeth Woodhouse

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00391.04 Author/Creator: Harvey, John, Jr. (fl. 1682) Place Written: Lynton, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 11 July 1682 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Love letter. He is devoted to her. Woodhouse was considering going to America at the time.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Keywords/Subjects: Quaker Religion, Immigration and Migration, Women's History, Love Letters

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