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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston, Jr. re: sending down a slave

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02714 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Manor of Livingston, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1745/05/15 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 32.5 x 20.5 cm

Summary of Content: Philip writes that he has sent down an enslaved person, and advises Robert, Jr. to either sell him, send him to Madiera, or to put him on a vessel if he can.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: African American HistorySlaverySlave SaleFinanceCaribbeanTransportation

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery

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