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West, John to Robert Livingston re: Sir Edmund Andros, former governor of New York

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00060 Author/Creator: West, John Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1681/08/19 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 30.7 x 19.6 cm

Summary of Content: West sends news of Edmund Andros' reception in London. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyPoliticsGovernment and Civics

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