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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.03400
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [085] 1780-1781 
Title Alida Hoffman to her brother, Robert Livingston re: plans to visit her brother
Date 20 April 1781
Author Hoffman, Alida Livingston (fl. 1781-1782)  
Recipient Livingston, Robert  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Alida expresses her desire to visit her brother, and complains of her financial troubles. She hopes the executors for her deceased husband will send her some money, and notes "it is very Lamen[table] that in these times of Distress there is no justice done [illegible] Widow & Fatherless, but praysed be god he has given me a friend in you." Docketed on verso.
Subjects Children and Family  Woman Author  Women's History  Finance  Estate  Death  Marriage  
People Hoffman, Alida Livingston (fl. 1781-1782)  Livingston, Robert (1708-1790)  
Place written Baskenridge, New Jersey
Theme Women in American History; Children & Family; Health & Medicine; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859