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Livingston, John Inventory of items brought with John Livingston to school in New York

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00232 Author/Creator: Livingston, John Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph document Date: 1693/04/05 Pagination: 1p. + docket 30.4 x 20.1 cm

Summary of Content: Inventory of the clothes taken to school with John Livingston, including "a Stuff morning gown," "a grey hatt & feather," "1 New testament Psalter and Primer," and "1 Bedd 1 Pillow 1 Red blanket & a green Rugg."

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: EducationClothing and AccessoriesReligionHome FurnishingsChildren and Family

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