Livingston, Brockholst, 1757-1823; Livingston, Catharine; Livingston, Susan
1781 February 3
Writes from L'Orient. Tells his sisters not to envy the situation in
Europe. Misses all his friends and family. Jay is very kind to him. French ladies are
more attractive than the Spanish -- except for their excess use of rouge...
Concern over their brother John and his ship, the "Saratoga." Asks her to
be honest with him about John's fate. How is the family dealing with the situation?
Livingston writes at length of his bitter loneliness and homesickness...