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Livingston, Gilbert to Robert Livingston re: request for a slave and indentures

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.00974 Author/Creator: Livingston, Gilbert Place Written: Kingston, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 April 1713 Pagination: 1p. + addr. 24.3 x 19 cm

Summary of Content: Gilbert expresses his need for an enslaved person, and asks that his father assist him in retaining a young palatin boy as a servant. Docketed on address leaf.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: SlaveryImmigration and MigrationServantIndentured ServantChildren and Family

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery

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