Henry Livingston, Jr.
Henry Livingston's Prose

The Town of Poughkeepsie - Agricultural & Commercial. Her places and her xx never idle.

Order of toasts probably wrong - original digitally cut up and reassembled

Very little more than 50 years ago we were a puny sattelite revolving around the primary Brittania. We are now independent xx of half a century's duration. We neither have or wish a sattelite. And bright among the brightest

The aborigines of this country, now fast receding from existence - May we who possess their lakes & their rivers, their mountains & their plains, inherit at least one of their virtues - an inextinguishable love of liberty.

The women of the United States.
"None but the brave, None but the brave, None
"but the brave deserve the fair.

The army & navy of the Union.
When the occasion occurs may the xx xx want a Washington, Layfayette or a Green, the latter a puny Mr. x or a bainbridge.

The Eagle of northern & the Condor of southern America from their lofty eyry's behold a moity of the globe happily released from European thraldom & free as the western breezes they inhale.

Scraps in Henry's handwriting, signed with letter R
New York Public Library
Livingston Microfilm

Good old Dutchess - His sons among the first in science, the arts, and in griculture. Her daughters among the fairest of the fair.


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