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Van Horne, Cornelius to Robert Livingston re: fear of theft of Livingston's slave

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.01554 Author/Creator: Van Horne, Cornelius Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 March 1723 Pagination: 3p. + addr.+docket 32.7 x 21.3 cm Order a Copy

Original copy of GLC03107.01.01553, and contains some additional information regarding trade of provisions. Docketed on address leaf.

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