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Eliza wrote to her sister, Susan, addressed to 3 Hanover Square, New York about her visit with her Aunt and cousins Kitty and Peter Van Schaack. Names included: Pool, Mr. Sylvester, Mary Bayard, Eliza, and Mr. Morton. Eliza commented on pain in her head and rheumatic joint pain in her fingers. She says her aunt and cousin are also unwell. She blames the 22-mile distance from the stage for the difficulty of sending and receiving letters and is disappointed there's no mention of Otto. Eliza will head to the Landing, visit Hudson, then return to the Manor.


Elizabeth "Eliza" Livingston, later Elizabeth "Eliza" Otto (1761-1787)


Susan Livingston, later Susan Kean and Susan Ursin Niemcewicz (1759-1833)

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Liberty Hall Collection, 1711-1847 (bulk 1790-1830)

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Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 1


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Eliza Livingston to Susan Livingston

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