Scope and arrangement
Several letters from Richard Montgomery or his wife, Janet Livingston Montgomery. Letters are dated September 24, 1775, from Richard Montgomery to Janet Montgomery; June 19, 1802 from Janet Montgomery to brother Robert R. Livingston in Paris; September 19th from Richard Montgomery to Lord Ranelegh at Matlock, England; and undated from Janet Montgomery to Horatio Gates. The letters concern personal matters, including Janet Montgomery's refusal of Gates' marriage proposal. Two letters are 19th century transcripts.