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Livingston, Robert, Jr. to Peter DeWitt re: slave trade

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04449 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert, Jr. Place Written: New York, [N.Y] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 29 July 1749 Pagination: 3p. + addr.37.7 x 23.0

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Summary of Content: Robert Livingston, Jr. describes the multiple deaths of enslaved people on a trading vessel, and expresses disappointment at the financial loss.

People: Livingston, Robert Jr., 1688-1775
DeWitt, Peter

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Slave TradeEconomicsBankingCommerceMaritimeFinanceMerchants and TradeAfrican American HistorySlaveryDeath

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery

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