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Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) An account of the livestock brought from Tashkanik for fear of Indians

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00169 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert (1654-1728) Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1690/05/24 Pagination: 2 p. + docket 31.4 x 21.9 cm Order a Copy

An account of twenty-two cows, sixteen bulls, and forty sheep brought from Tashkanik to Hartford by tenants fearing Indians. Livingston lists the tenants to whom the livestock are divided, and how the animals are branded. P.2 contains a note addressed to Mr. Cyprian Nicolls in which Livingston discusses providing for the animals through the winter and grants Nicolls the use of his "Negro" until the spring.

Livingston, Robert, 1654-1728

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