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Livingston, Philip to Robert Livingston re: request for a female slave

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01139 Author/Creator: Livingston, Philip Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 03 May 1717 Pagination: 1p. + addr. + dock 31 x 19.6 cm

Summary of Content: Philip explains that ships of enslaved people are coming from Africa, and asks his father to purchase him a young female enslaved person.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: SlaveryFinanceSlave TradeWomen's HistoryAfricaChildren and Family

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery

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