Livingston, Robert "Leendert Conyn & Kiliaen Winne's oath about the Examination. . .
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01103 Author/Creator: Livingston, Robert Place Written: Manor of Livingston, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 02 February 1715 Pagination: 1p. + docket 33 x 20.8 cm Order a Copy
. . .of Joh: Dykemans negro." Both of the oaths attest to the statement made by an enslaved person of Dykeman's that he did not help another enslaved person named Tom commit murder against his master. The statements are signed by Robert Livingston, Justice of the Peace.
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