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Philip Livingston wrote from New York, NY (based on context) to his brother-in-law John Kean, no address, but likely Philadelphia, PA. The letter missed the post by 10 minutes, because Harry was "too late."
Yesterday they [names not included] looked for a "House for the Department." They prefer to lease but everyone who answered said no. Locations included: Rivington's Corner, the Center, Wall Street to Smith Street, Queens Street to the Eastward, to the Fly Market, Westward, Hanover Square, Hunter, and Duryci.
Names included: Mr. Bayard, Frederick Jay, DewLursh, and Mr. Wilkinson.
Philip Peter Livingston (1840-1810)
John Kean (1755-1795)
Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2
Livingston, Philip P.. Philip Livingston to John Kean, December 4, 1791. Manuscript. From Special Collections Research Library and Archives, Kean University, Liberty Hall Collection 1790s. https://digitalcommons.kean.edu/lhc_1790s/117
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