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John wrote from Greesbanks, near Kilmarnock, North Britain, to his father-in-law Peter Van Brugh Livingston, addressed to Baskinridge [Basking Ridge, NJ]. John is mourning the death of his wife (and Peter's daughter), Mary (nickname Molly) Livingston and the loss of a mother for their children: Margaret [possibly called Mary Frances], William, and George Van Brugh Brown. He enclosed a letter (not present) from people who knew Mary and wrote kind things about her.

Recipient

Peter Van Brugh Livingston (1710-1792)

Creation Date

4-4-1780

Document Type

Manuscript

Location

Greesbanks, near Kilmarnock, Scotland

Collection

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

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 1

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This collection is open to the public for research use. Copyright remains with Kean University. Credit this material. Personal photographs may be made for research purposes. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to the Special Collections Research Library and Archive at keanscrla@kean.edu.

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Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University

John Brown to Peter Van Brugh Livingston, April 4, 1780

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