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Riggs, John to Robert Livingston re: Governor Tolvin's voyage to Jamaica

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00623 Author/Creator: Riggs, John Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1701/07/25 Pagination: 1 p. + addr. 31.1 x 19.8 cm

Summary of Content: Riggs writes of the first ship come to New York after such a long period of inactivity, a ship carrying twenty eight passengers from England and France. He also describes a fleet of twenty-eight ships carrying two thousand men to accompany Governor Tolvin to his new post in Jamaica. Docketed on address leaf.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: MaritimeNavyGovernment and CivicsCaribbeanImmigration and MigrationFranceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyTravel

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