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Eliza wrote to her sister, Susan, addressed to Philadelphia. Notable quotes "The mutiny of the Pennsylvania soldiers has made Susan uneasy and wonders if the unfortunate affair may deter the General." Eliza mentions a mutiny of Pennsylvania soldiers and that "this part of the country has been in great confusion, the soldiery have committed some acts most inhumanly horrid, but that is what happens when such a body is left to do what their unruly passions dictate." Names included: Col. Menges, Mr. Maylan, Peggy, Mrs. Ramsey, Mrs. Bland. Eliza was expecting gloves from Susan but didn't receive any.

Author/Creator

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

Recipient

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

Creation Date

12-4-1781

Document Type

Manuscript

Collection

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

Inventory Location

Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 1

Rights

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 Lynette Zimmerman, Executive Director at the Liberty Hall Academic Center & Exhibition Hall at lzimmerm@kean.edu.

Publishing Repository

Special Collections Research Library and Archive, Kean University

Eliza Livingston to Susan Livingston

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