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Livingston, Gilbert to Robert Livingston re: request for an Indian servant

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01123 Author/Creator: Livingston, Gilbert Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1717/02/09 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 29.8 x 18.5 cm

Summary of Content: Gilbert mentions that he would be very pleased if his father purchased him a particular Indian servant, who he has found to be extremely helpful. He sends his regrets at the destruction of his father's saw mill, and discusses plans for selling provisions. Docketed on address leaf.

People: Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistorySlaveryIndentured ServantServantMillMerchants and TradeCommerceDiet and nutritionFinance

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