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Livingston, William to Robert Livingston re: news of William's sons

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00516 Author/Creator: Livingston, William Place Written: Edinburgh, [Scotland] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1699/[11]/07 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: William writes reiterating his request for Robert to discover any news of the captivity of Andrew Livingston, and his belief that James Livingston might possibly be dead. Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Keywords/Subjects: Children and Family, Military History, American Indian History, Prisoner Prisoner of War, Death, Latin and South America

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