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Dunlop, James (fl. 1701) to Robert Livingston re: Thomas Pelsfooed, a young Scotsman in New York

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00606 Author/Creator: Dunlop, James (fl. 1701) Place Written: Edinburgh, Scotland Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1701/03/12 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 19.4 x 31 cm

Summary of Content: Livingston's nephew James writes inquiring about a friend of his, Thomas Pelsfooed, who had traveled to New York the previous year. As Pelsfooed is a friend, James requests that his uncle enquire about his whereabouts and employ him if possible. Also present is a letter from Barbara Livingston, in which she tells of young Robert's health, and requests that the recipient write on her behalf to a Mr. Hackinshaw, who has refused to pay Barbara any money due to her. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Letter of Introduction or RecommendationFriendshipImmigration and MigrationHealth and MedicalChildren and FamilyWomen's HistoryFinance

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