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Jamison, David (fl. 1691-1717) to Robert Livingston re: convicts in New York

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00646 Author/Creator: Jamison, David (fl. 1691-1717) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1701/10/20 Pagination: 1 p. + addr. 31.2 x 19.6 cm

Summary of Content: Jamison writes of convicts in the city, claiming that "they are strangely shaken since they betook themselves to those open ships about the magistrary & though whilst there hurt remains the party submit to it yet." Jamison writes that "we desire none of them hurt but to prevent mischief & plague to us and our property." Docketed.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: CrimeCriminals and OutlawsMaritimePiratesPrivateering

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