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Livingston, John to Robert Livingston re: suffering from gout

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01199 Author/Creator: Livingston, John Place Written: Mount Livingston, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1717/11/20 Pagination: 4p. 24 x 18.4 cm

Summary of Content: John describes how he has been stricken with a most painful case of gout, and that he has concocted his own medicine to ease the pain. He also apologizes for having to postpone a visit due to illness, and explains some business conducted with his mother in law, Sarah Knight. Docketed on verso.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: DrugsHealth and MedicalChildren and FamilyTravelWomen's HistoryFinance

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