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Bogardus, Jacob to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: decision to remain in Salisbury

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.03482 Author/Creator: Bogardus, Jacob Place Written: Salisbury, [Conn.] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1783/03/24 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Bogardus states that despite promising prospects of peace and the evacuation of the British from New York, he has decided to remain in Salisbury until things become more stable. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: Revolutionary War, Military History, Treaty, Peace, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy

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