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Livingston, John to Robert Livingston re: the madness of the Generall [Nicholson]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01070 Author/Creator: Livingston, John Place Written: New London, Connecticut Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1714/04/27 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 35.7 x 23.5 cm

Summary of Content: John relates an account of the Generall's [Nicholson] mad and irrational behavior that he heard through a Mr. Mackdowell, a man who stayed with John Borland while the Generall was lodged there as well. John states his belief that the Generall belongs in "bedelem." Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Mental HealthHealth and MedicalGovernment and Civics

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