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Livingston, Robert Journal of Livingston's voyage to England [in Dutch]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00240 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: S.S. Charity Type: Autograph manuscript Date: 1694/12/09-1695/05/09 Pagination: 21p. + docket 31.2 x 20.5 cm

Summary of Content: Docket reads: "Journall of our Voyage to England in the Charity who Lost her Rudder and was gone ashore in Portugall." English language translation by A.J.F. van Laer available at Pierpont Morgan Library.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: MaritimeTravelGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

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