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Collection Reference Number GLC03107.02995
From Archive Folder The Livingston Family Papers [073] 1757-1764 
Title Letter of introduction from Moses Gunn to Robert Livingston
Date 8 August 1762
Author Gunn, Moses (fl. 1762-1770)  
Recipient Livingston, Robert  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Gunn writes that the bearer of the letter has suffered a great number of misfortunes at the hands of the French, and is now left destitute because of it. Nonetheless, he is a most respectable gentleman, and Gunn asks if Robert would be so kind as to "introduce him to a school and divise some Means whereby he might be furnished with Necessarys to returne to his Friends or acquaintances."
Subjects Letter of Introduction or Recommendation  Poverty  France  Education  French and Indian War  Wartime Pillaging and Destruction  Charity and Philanthropy  
People Livingston, Robert (1708-1790)  Gunn, Moses (fl. 1762-1770)  
Place written Montague, Massachusetts
Theme Education; French & Indian Wars
Sub-collection The Livingston Family Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859