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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.00600
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [026] January-June 1700 
Title Barbara Livingston to Robert Livingston regarding family news from Scotland
Date 11 January 1700
Author Livingston, Barbara (fl. 1700-1701)  
Recipient Livingston, Robert  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Barbara writes of life in Scotland, following the death of their brother James. She also writes of the health of young Robert Livingston ("he has only a co[l]d which I hope shall be quickly over") and his enrollment at the Latin School in the town, and her own recent return to Scotland from Holland, with all that return has entailed. On page three is a letter from Barbara's daughter Janet Miller, who writes of young Robert's popularity in Edinburgh ("poepl hier ar very curious to see him and ask him questions about New England") and of the remaining members of the family not spoken of by her mother.
Subjects Children and Family  Woman Author  Women's History  Death  Health and Medical  Education  Travel  Global History and Civics  
People Livingston, Barbara (fl. 1700-1701)  Livingston, Robert (1654-1728)  
Place written Edinburgh, Scotland
Theme Children & Family; Women in American History; Health & Medicine; Education; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859